Cat. No. 2423
Alternative Name: D-Ala-peptide T-amide
Biological ActivityChemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) antagonist. Acts as a selective viral entry inhibitor for R5 tropic HIV-1 strains. Blocks CCR5-mediated monocyte chemotaxis and reduces microglia and astrocyte activation in a neuroinflammatory rat model of Alzheimer's disease.
(Modifications: Ala-1 = D-Ala, Thr-8 = C-terminal amide)
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Ruff et al (2003) Update on D-ala-peptide T-amide (DAPTA): a viral entry inhibitor that blocks CCR5 chemokine receptors. Curr.HIV.Res. 1 51. PMID: 15043212.
Polianova et al (2005) Chemokine receptor-5 (CCR5) is a receptor for the HIV entry inhibitor peptide T (DAPTA). Antiviral Res. 67 83. PMID: 16002156.
Rosi et al (2005) Chemokine receptor 5 antagonist D-Ala-peptide T-amide reduces microglia and astrocyte activation within the hippocampus in a neuroinflammatory rat model of Alzheimer's disease. Neuroscience 134 671. PMID: 15979806.
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Keywords: DAPTA, supplier, Chemokine, receptor, 5, CCR5, antagonists, CXCR, Receptors, antiviral
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