Cat. No. 1171
Alternative Name: DAGO
Chemical Name: [D-Ala2, NMe-Phe4, Gly-ol5]-enkephalin
Biological ActivityHighly selective peptide agonist for the μ opioid receptor.
(Modifications: Ala-2 = D-Ala, Phe-4 = N-methyl-Phe, Gly-5 = Gly-ol)
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Fang et al (1989) Opioid receptors (DAGO-enkephalin, dynorphin A(1-13), BAM 22P) microinjected into the rat brainstem: comparison of their antinociceptive effect and their effect on neuronal firing in the rostral ventromedial medulla. Brain Res. 501 116. PMID: 2572306.
Hirning et al (1985) Studies in vitro with ICI 174,864, [D-Pen2,D-Pen5]-enkephalin (DPDPE) and [D-Ala2,NMePhe4,Gly-ol]-enkephalin (DAGO). Neuropeptides 5 383. PMID: 2987739.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for DAMGO include:
Mamaligas et al (2016) Nicotinic and opioid receptor regulation of striatal dopamine D2-receptor mediated transmission Scientific Reports 6 37834. PMID: 27886263.
Bai et al (2015) Sex differences in peripheral mu-opioid receptor mediated analgesia in rat orofacial persistent pain model. J Neurosci 10 e0122924. PMID: 25807259.
Beaudry et al (2015) Regulation of μ and δ opioid receptor functions: involvement of cyclin-dependent kinase 5. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 172 2573. PMID: 25598508.
Liu et al (2015) Morphological and physiological evidence of a synaptic connection between the lateral parabrachial nucleus and neurons in the A7 catecholamine cell group in rats. J Biomed Sci 22 79. PMID: 26385355.
Ong et al (2015) Prolonged morphine treatment alters δ opioid receptor post-internalization trafficking. J Neurosci 172 615. PMID: 24819092.
Taylor et al (2015) Microglia disrupt mesolimbic reward circuitry in chronic pain. Br J Pharmacol 35 8442. PMID: 26041913.
Wang et al (2015) Buprenorphine-elicited alteration of adenylate cyclase activity in human embryonic kidney 293 cells coexpressing κ-, μ-opioid and nociceptin receptors. PLoS One 19 2587. PMID: 26153065.
Brewer et al (2014) Dopamine D3 receptor dysfunction prevents anti-nociceptive effects of morphine in the spinal cord. Front Neural Circuits 8 62. PMID: 24966815.
Kharmate et al (2013) Inhibition of tumor promoting signals by activation of SSTR2 and opioid receptors in human breast cancer cells. Cancer Cell Int 13 93. PMID: 24059654.
Rajasekaran et al (2013) Human metabolites of synthetic cannabinoids JWH-018 and JWH-073 bind with high affinity and act as potent agonists at cannabinoid type-2 receptors. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 269 100. PMID: 23537664.
Vicente-Sánchez et al (2013) HINT1 protein cooperates with cannabinoid 1 receptor to negatively regulate glutamate NMDA receptor activity. Mol Brain 6 42. PMID: 24093505.
Zhou et al (2013) Development of functionally selective, small molecule agonists at kappa opioid receptors. J Biol Chem 288 36703. PMID: 24187130.
Reyes et al (2012) Opiate agonist-induced re-distribution of Wntless, a mu-opioid receptor interacting protein, in rat striatal neurons. Exp Neurol 233 205. PMID: 22001156.
Beaudry et al (2011) Activation of spinal mu- and δ-opioid receptors potently inhibits substance P release induced by peripheral noxious stimuli. Neurochem Res 31 13068. PMID: 21917790.
Krook-Magnuson et al (2011) Ivy and neurogliaform interneurons are a major target of μ-opioid receptor modulation. J Neurosci 31 14861. PMID: 22016519.
Lee et al (2011) Differential pharmacological actions of methadone and buprenorphine in human embryonic kidney 293 cells coexpressing human μ-opioid and opioid receptor-like 1 receptors. Br J Pharmacol 36 2008. PMID: 21671107.
Hull et al (2010) The effect of protein kinase C and G protein-coupled receptor kinase inhibition on tolerance induced by mu-opioid agonists of different efficacy. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 332 1127. PMID: 20008489.
Lorier et al (2010) Opiate-induced suppression of rat hypoglossal motoneuron activity and its reversal by ampakine therapy. PLoS One 5 e8766. PMID: 20098731.
Garzón et al (2009) Gz mediates the long-lasting desensitization of brain CB1 receptors and is essential for cross-tolerance with morphine. Mol Pain 5 11. PMID: 19284549.
Kokkola et al (2005) S-nitrosothiols modulate G protein-coupled receptor signaling in a reversible and highly receptor-specific manner. BMC Cell Biol 6 21. PMID: 15850493.
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