A mediator of metabolic signals influences puberty and growth

A mediator of metabolic signals influences puberty and growth

Nature, Published online: 03 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02954-0

Variants of the melanocortin 3 receptor are associated with delayed puberty and reduced growth, suggesting that this receptor might integrate signals of metabolic status that affect body growth and sexual maturation.
Source: Nature