Cat. No. 3419
Biological ActivityOrally active, potent amylin receptor antagonist (IC50 = 0.48 nM) that displays 38-fold and 400-fold selectivity over calcitonin and CGRP receptors respectively. Blocks amyloid β-induced neurotoxicity by attenuating the activation of initiator and effector caspases in vitro. Increases glucagon secretion, accelerates gastric emptying, alters plasma glucose levels and increases food intake in vivo.
(Modifications: Val-1 = N-terminal Ac, Tyr-25 = C-terminal amide)
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Jhamandas and MacTavish (2004) Antagonist of the amylin receptor blocks β-amyloid toxicity in rat cholinergic basal forebrain neurons. J.Neurosci. 24 5579. PMID: 15201330.
Reidelberger et al (2004) Amylin receptor blockade stimulates food intake in rats. Am.J.Physiol.Inter.Comp.Physiol. 287 R568.
Gedulin et al (2006) Role of endogenous amylin in glucagon secretion and gastric emptying in rats demonstrated with the selective antagonist, AC187. Regul.Pept. 137 121. PMID: 16914214.
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Keywords: AC 187, supplier, Potent, selective, amylin, receptors, antagonists, AC187
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