I was reading about peptides and came across an interesting peptide that bodybuilders use to darken their skin.

How can peptides change the genetic makeup of someone's skin and darken it?

I also found another peptide called melanostatin that inhibits alpha-MSH. So my question is, can it whiten the skin?

Because bodybuilders aren't very much interested in whitening their skin, there were no trials and experiences with that peptide.

So does melanostatin work similarly to how Melanotan darkens the skin?

Disclaimer: I do not intend on using this peptide on animal experiment, nor humans for that matter. My question is purely theoretical and for educational purposes.


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