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Table 3 Localization of the proopiomelanocortin (POMC) gene family in the brain and pituitary of Astatotilapia burton i

From: Identification of prohormones and pituitary neuropeptides in the African cichlid, Astatotilapia burtoni

Brain Regiona POMC1A POMC1B POMC2
Telencephalon
 Dm -b - +
 Dld - - +
 Dlg - - +
 Dlv - - +
Diencephalon
 POA - - +
 NLT + + +
 ATn - - +
Pituitary
 RPD + + +
 PI + + +
Mesencephalon
 T - - +
Metencephalon - - -
Rhombencephalon
 NCC - - +
  1. a Brain Region: ATn anterior tuberal nucleus, Dm, medial part of the dorsal telencephalon; Dld, Dlg, Dlv, dorsal, granular, and ventral zones of the lateral part of the dorsal telencephalon; NCC commissural nucleus of Cajal; NLT nucleus of the lateral tuberalis, POA preoptic area, PI pars intermedia, RPD rostral pars distalis, T tectum
  2. b +, detected; -, not detected