Neuropeptide Y (human, rat)

Cat. No. 1153

Neuropeptide Y (human, rat) Tyr-Pro-Ser-Lys-Pro-Asp-Asn-Pro-Gly-Glu-Asp-Ala-Pro-Ala-Glu-Asp-Met-Ala-Arg-Tyr-Tyr-Ser-Ala-Leu-Arg-His-Tyr-Ile-Asn-Leu-Ile-Thr-Arg-Gln-Arg-Tyr-NH2

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Alternative Name: NPY (human, rat)

Biological Activity

Widely distributed endogenous neuropeptide involved in the control of food intake, sexual behavior and blood pressure.

Technical Data


(Modifications: Tyr-36 = C-terminal amide)

Soluble to 1.50 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C

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Minth et al (1984) Cloning, characterization, and DNA sequence of a human cDNA encoding neuropeptide tyrosine. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 81 4577. PMID: 6589611.

Allen et al (1987) Molecular structure of mammalian neuropeptide Y: analysis by molecular cloning and computer-aided comparison with crystal structure of avian homologue. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 84 2532. PMID: 3031687.

Michel et al (1998) XVI. International Union of Pharmacology recommendations for the nomenclature of neuropeptide Y, peptide YY, and pancreatic polypeptide receptors. Pharmacol.Rev. 50 143. PMID: 9549761.

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