PACAP 1-38

Cat. No. 1186

PACAP 1-38 His-Ser-Asp-Gly-Ile-Phe-Thr-Asp-Ser-Tyr-Ser-Arg-Tyr-Arg-Lys-Gln-Met-Ala-Val-Lys-Lys-Tyr-Leu-Ala-Ala-Val-Leu-Gly-Lys-Arg-Tyr-Lys-Gln-Arg-Val-Lys-Asn-Lys-NH2

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Alternative Name: Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide 1-38

Biological Activity

Endogenous neuropeptide showing considerable homology with vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) but with a greater potency for stimulation of adenylyl cyclase.

Technical Data


(Modifications: Lys-38 = C-terminal amide)

Soluble to 0.90 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C

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Lazarovici et al (1998) The 38-amino-acid form of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide induces neurite outgrowth in PC12 cells that is dependent on protein kinase C and extracellular signal-regulated kinase but not on protein kinase A, nerve growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase, p21ras G protein, and pp60c-src cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase. Mol.Pharmacol. 54 547. PMID: 9730914.

Michel et al (1998) XVI. International Union of Pharmacology recommendations for the nomenclature of neuropeptide Y, peptide YY, and pancreatic polypeptide receptors. Pharmacol.Rev. 50 143. PMID: 9549761.

Rawlings et al (1994) Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide increase [Ca2+]i in rat gonadotrophs through an inositol trisphosphate-dependent mechanism. J.Biol.Chem. 269 5680. PMID: 7907085.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for PACAP 1-38 include:

Sakamoto et al (2015) Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide protects glomerular podocytes from inflammatory injuries. J Diabetes Res 2015 727152. PMID: 25821833.

Nostramo et al (2012) Regulation of angiotensin II type 2 receptor gene expression in the adrenal medulla by acute and repeated immobilization stress. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 215 291. PMID: 22911895.

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