Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) - Pipeline Review, H1 2018

Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) - Pipeline Review, H1 2018


According to the recently published report 'Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) - Pipeline Review, H1 2018'; Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) pipeline Target constitutes close to 10 molecules. Out of which approximately 8 molecules are developed by companies and remaining by the universities/institutes.

Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) - Melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) is a G protein-coupled receptor involved in the hypothalamic leptin-melanocortin signaling pathway. MC4R is encoded by the MC4R gene. Activation of the MC4R plays a key role in the maintenance of energy homeostasis and is associated with suppression of food intake.

The report 'Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) - Pipeline Review, H1 2018' outlays comprehensive information on the Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) targeted therapeutics, complete with analysis by indications, stage of development, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type; that are being developed by Companies / Universities.

It also reviews key players involved in Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) targeted therapeutics development with respective active and dormant or discontinued projects. Currently, The molecules developed by companies in Phase III, Phase II, Phase I and Preclinical stages are 2, 1, 1 and 4 respectively. Similarly, the universities portfolio in Discovery stages comprises 2 molecules, respectively.

Report covers products from therapy areas Metabolic Disorders, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Women's Health, Central Nervous System, Genetic Disorders, Infectious Disease and Male Health which include indications Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Alphavirus Infections, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Cachexia, Diabetes, Erectile Dysfunction, Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, Female Sexual Dysfunction, Gouty Arthritis (Gout), Lipodystrophy, Metabolic Syndrome and Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).

Note: Certain content / sections in the pipeline guide may be removed or altered based on the availability and relevance of data.


- The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R)
- The report reviews Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) targeted therapeutics under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
- The report covers pipeline products based on various stages of development ranging from pre-registration till discovery and undisclosed stages
- The report features descriptive drug profiles for the pipeline products which includes, product description, descriptive MoA, R&D brief, licensing and collaboration details & other developmental activities
- The report reviews key players involved in Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) targeted therapeutics and enlists all their major and minor projects
- The report assesses Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) targeted therapeutics based on mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type
- The report summarizes all the dormant and discontinued pipeline projects
- The report reviews latest news and deals related to Melanocortin Receptor 4 (MC4R) targeted therapeutics

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