Apelin-36 (rat, mouse)
Cat. No. 2427
Biological ActivityEndogenous APJ receptor agonist that is secreted by adipocytes. Binds with high affinity to APJ receptors (IC50 = 5.4 nM) and potently inhibits cAMP production in vitro (EC50 = 0.52 nM). 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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Kawamata et al (2001) Molecular properties of apelin: tissue distribution and receptor binding. Biochim.Biophys.Acta 1538 162. PMID: 11336787.
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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