Neuropeptide W-23 (human)
Cat. No. 3009
Alternative Name: NPW-23
Biological ActivityEndogenous peptide agonist of Neuropeptide B/Neuropeptide W receptors NPBW1 and NPBW2 (previously known as GPR7 and GPR8 respectively). Increases food intake following injection into the paraventricular nucleus.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Hondo et al (2008) The NPB/NPW neuropeptide system and its role in regulating energy homeostasis, pain, and emotion. Results Probl.Cell Differ. 46 239. PMID: 18204824.
Levine et al (2005) Injection of neuropeptide W into paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus increases food intake. Am.J.Physiol.Regul.Integr.Comp.Physiol. 288 R1727. PMID: 15886360.
Brezillon et al (2003) Identification of natural ligands for the orphan G prortein-coupled receptors GPR7 and GPR8. J.Biol.Chem. 278 776. PMID: 12401809.
Shimomura et al (2002) Identification of neuropeptide W as the endogenous ligand for orphan G-protein-coupled receptors GPR7 and GPR8. J.Biol.Chem. 277 35826. PMID: 12130646.
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