Cone Lab Publications

Key Publications

Mountjoy, K.G., Robbins, L.S., Mortrud, M.T. and Cone, R.D.  The cloning of a family of genes that encode the melanocortin receptors.  Science, 257:1248-1251, 1992.  PMID: 1325670

Lu, D., Willard, D., Patel, I.R., Kadwell, S., Overton, L., Kost, T., Luther, M., Chen, W., Woychik, P., Wilkison, W.O., and Cone, R.D. Agouti protein is an antagonist of the melanocyte-stimulating-hormone
receptor. Nature 371: 799-802, 1994.   PMID: 7935841

Fan, W., Boston, B.A., Kesterson, R.A., Hruby, V.J., and Cone, R.D. Role of melanocortinergic neurons in feeding and the agouti obesity syndrome. Nature 385, 165-168, 1997.   PMID: 8990120

Huszar, D., Lynch, C.A., Fairchild-Huntress, V., Dunmore, J.H., Fang, Q., Berkemeier, L.R., Gu, W., Kesterson, R.A., Boston, B.A., Cone, R.D., Smith, F.J., Campfield, L.A., Burn, P., and Lee, F. Targeted disruption of the melanocortin-4 receptor results in obesity in mice.  Cell 88, 131-141, 1997.   PMID: 9019399

Hatoum, I.J., Stylopolous, N., Vanhoose, A.M., Boyd, K., Yin, D.P., Ellacott, K.L.J., Ma, L., Blaszczyk, K., Heogh, J.M., Cone, R.D., Farooqi, I.S., Kaplan, L.M. Melanocortin 4 Receptor Signaling is Required for Weight Loss after Gastric Bypass Surgery. J. Clin. End. Metab. 97, E1023-31, 2012. PMID: 22492873

Ghamari-Langroudi, M., Digby, G.J., Sebag, J.A., Millhauser, G.L., Palomino, R., Matthews, R.T., Gillyard, T., Panaro, B.L., Tough, I.R., Cox, H.M., Denton, J.S., and Cone, R.D. Ghamari-Langroudi, M., Digby, G.J., Sebag, J.A., Millhauser, G.L., Palomino, R., Matthews, R.T., Gillyard, T., Panaro, B.L., Tough, I.R., Cox, H.M., Denton, J.S., and Cone, R.D. G-protein-independent coupling of MC4R to Kir7.1 in hypothalamic neurons. Nature 520, 94-98, 2015. PMID: 25600267

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