Cat. No. 2426
Biological ActivityEndogenous APJ receptor agonist (EC50 = 20 nM) that is secreted by adipocytes. Binds with high affinity to human APJ receptors expressed in HEK 293 cells (pIC50= 8.61). Involved in regulation of cardiovascular function, fluid homeostasis and feeding. Blocks entry of some HIV-1 and HIV-2 strains into NP-2/CD4 cells expressing APJ.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Medhurst et al (2003) Pharmacological and immunohistochemical characterization of the APJ receptor and its endogenous ligand apelin. J.Neurochem. 84 1162. PMID: 12603839.
Zou et al (2000) Apelin peptides block the entry of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). FEBS Lett. 473 15. PMID: 10802050.
Tatemoto et al (1998) Isolation and characterization of a novel endogenous peptide ligand for the human APJ receptor. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 251 471.
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Keywords: Apelin-36 (human), supplier, Endogenous, APJ, receptors, agonists, Apelin, adipokines, Tocris Bioscience