Cat. No. 5272
Alternative Names: Ibutamoren mesylate, L-163,191
Chemical Name: 2-Amino-N-[(1R)-2-[1,2-dihydro-1-(m
Biological ActivityHigh affinity ghrelin receptor agonist (pKi = 8.14). Growth hormone (GH) secretagog; stimulates GH release from rat pituitary cells in vitro (EC50 = 1.3 nM) and enhances GH plasma levels in vivo. Also attenuates isoproterenol-induced lipolysis in rat adipocytes in vitro. Orally bioavailable.
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Bennett et al (2009) Growth hormone secretagogues and growth hormone releasing peptides act as orthosteric super-agonists but not allosteric regulators for activation of the G protein Galpha(o1) by the Ghrelin receptor. Mol.Pharmacol. 76 802. PMID: 19625579.
Mucciolo et al (2004) Ghrelin and des-acyl ghrelin both inhibit isoproterenol-induced lipolysis in rat adipocytes via a non-type 1a growth hormone secretagogue receptor. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 498 27. PMID: 15363972.
Patchett et al (1995) Design and biological activities of L-163,191 (MK-0677): a potent, orally active growth hormone secretagogue. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 92 7001. PMID: 7624358.
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Pastor-Cavada et al (2016) A novel non-peptidic agonist of the ghrelin receptor with orexigenic activity In vivo Scientific Reports 6 36456. PMID: 27819353.
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