PACAP 6-38

Cat. No. 3236

PACAP 6-38 Phe-Thr-Asp-Ser-Tyr-Ser-Arg-Tyr-Arg-Lys-Gln-Met-Ala-Val-Lys-Lys-Tyr-Leu-Ala-Ala-Val-Leu-Gly-Lys-Arg-Tyr-Lys-Gln-Arg-Val-Lys-Asn-Lys-NH2

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Biological Activity

Potent and competitive pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide receptor (PAC)1 antagonist (IC50 = 2 nM). Inhibits PACAP(1-27)-induced stimulation of adenylate cyclase (Ki = 1.5 nM). Antitumor activity in vivo.

Technical Data


(Modifications: Lys-33 = C-terminal amide)

Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Robberecht et al (1992) Structural requirements for the occupancy of pituitary adenylate-cyclase-activating-peptide (PACAP) receptors and adenylate cyclase activation in human neuroblastoma NB-OK-1 cell membranes. Discovery of PACAP(6-38) as a potent antagonist. Eur.J.Biochem. 207 239. PMID: 1321043.

Leyton et al (1998) PACAP(6-38) inhibits growth of prostate cancer cells. Cancer Lett. 125 131. PMID: 9566707.

Kojro et al (2006) The neuropeptide PACAP promotes a-secretase pathway for processing Alzheimer amyloid precursor protein. FASEB J. 20 512. PMID: 16401644.

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Keywords: PACAP 6-38, supplier, Potent, PAC1, receptors, antagonists, Pituitary, Adenylate, Cyclase, Activating, Peptide, PACAP638

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