Cat. No. 1443
Alternative Names: Kisspeptin-54, Kp-54
Biological ActivityPotent endogenous ligand of the kisspeptin receptor (KISS1, GPR54). Binds with high affinity to rat and human KISS1 receptors with Ki values of 1.80 and 1.45 nM respectively. Inhibits chemotaxis, invasion and metastasis of human melanomas and breast carcinomas. Stimulates gonadotropin secretion following i.c.v. administration.
(Modifications: Phe-54 = C-terminal amide)
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Gottsch et al (2004) A role for kisspeptins in the regulation of gonadotropin secretion in the mouse. Endocrinology 145 4073. PMID: 15217982.
Kotani et al (2001) The metastasis suppressor gene KiSS-1 encodes kisspeptins, the natural ligands of the orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR54. J.Biol.Chem. 276 34631. PMID: 11457843.
Ohtaki et al (2001) Metastasis suppressor gene KiSS-1 encodes peptide ligand of a G-protein-coupled receptor. Nature 411 613. PMID: 11385580.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Metastin (human) include:
Fayazi et al (2015) The pregnant mouse uterus exhibits a functional kisspeptin/KISS1R signaling system on the day of embryo implantation. Nat Chem Biol 13 105. PMID: 26384646.
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