Deltorphin I

Cat. No. 4591

Deltorphin I Tyr-D-Ala-Phe-Asp-Val-Val-Gly-NH2

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Biological Activity

Potent δ-opioid receptor agonist (IC50 = 0.5 nM in human granulocytes). Exhibits a high rate of blood-brain barrier penetrance.

Technical Data


(Modifications: Ala-2 = D-Ala, Gly-7 = C-terminal amide)

Soluble to 0.40 mg/ml in 50% acetonitrile / water
Store at -20°C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Fiori et al (1997) Deltorphin transport across the blood-brain barrier. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 94 9469. PMID: 9256506.

Stefano et al (1992) [D-Ala2]Deltorphin I binding and pharmacological evidence for a special subtype of δ opioid receptor on human and invertebrate immune cells. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 89 9316. PMID: 1329092.

Erspamer et al (1989) Deltorphins: a family of naturally occurring peptides with high affinity and selectivity for δ opioid binding sites. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 86 5188. PMID: 2544892.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Deltorphin I include:

Otis et al (2011) Spinal activation of delta opioid receptors alleviates cancer-related bone pain. Neuroscience 183 221. PMID: 21458544.

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