RFRP 3 (human)

Cat. No. 4683

RFRP 3 (human) Val-Pro-Asn-Leu-Pro-Gln-Arg-Phe-NH2

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Alternative Name: Neuropeptide NPVF

Biological Activity

Agonist of the NPFF1 receptor (IC50 = 0.7 nM for inhibition of forskolin-induced cAMP production). Homolog of gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH); inhibits activity of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons.

Technical Data


(Phe-8 = C-terminal amide)

Soluble to 2 mg/ml in 20% acetonitrile / water
Store at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Rizwan et al (2012) RFamide-related peptide-3 receptor gene expression in GnRH and kisspeptin neurons and GnRH-dependent mechanism of action. Endocrinology 153 3770. PMID: 22691552.

Ubuka et al (2009) Identification of human GnIH homologs, RFRP-1 and RFRP-3, and the cognate receptor, GPR147 in the human hypothalamic pituitary axis. PLoS One 4 e8400. PMID: 20027225.

Hinuma et al (2000) New neuropeptides containing carboxy-terminal RFamide and their receptor in mammals. Nat.Cell Biol. 2 703. PMID: 11025660.

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