Cat. No. 1161
Alternative Name: Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (rat)
Biological ActivityEndogenous neuropeptide; potent vasodilator which also exerts cardiovascular, pro-inflammatory and metabolic effects.
(Modifications: Disulfide bridge between 2 - 7, Phe-37 = C-terminal amide)
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Nakamura et al (1998) Calcitonin gene-related peptide as a GH secretagogue in human and rat pituitary somatotrophs. Brain Res. 807 203. PMID: 9757038.
Salim et al (1998) Calcitonin gene-related peptide potentiates nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-operated slow Ca2+ mobilization at mouse muscle endplates. Br.J.Pharmacol. 125 277. PMID: 9786499.
Poyner (1995) Pharmacology of receptors for calcitonin gene-related peptide and amylin. TiPS 16 424. PMID: 8578616.
Brain et al (1985) Calcitonin gene-related peptide is a potent vasodilator. Nature 313 54. PMID: 3917554.
Morris et al (1984) Isolation and characterization of human calcitonin gene-related peptide. Nature 308 746. PMID: 6609312.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for CGRP (rat) include:
Xiao et al (2008) Release of glutamate and CGRP from trigeminal ganglion neurons: Role of calcium channels and 5-HT1 receptor signaling. Elife 4 12. PMID: 18416824.
Holland et al (2005) Orexin 1 receptor activation attenuates neurogenic dural vasodilation in an animal model of trigeminovascular nociception. Mol Pain 315 1380. PMID: 16160082.
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