Cat. No. 1606
Alternative Name: [D-Phe12, Nle21,38, Glu30, Lys33]-CRF (12-41)
Biological ActivityPotent corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) receptor antagonist (Ki values are 2, 1.5 and 1 nM at CRF1, CRF2α and CRF2β). Reduces ACTH secretion, blocks delayed gastric emptying and is neuroprotective in vivo.
Licensing InformationSold with the permission of the SALK Institute
(Modifications: Phe-1 = D-Phe, X = Nle, Glu-19 = γ-Glu, Lys-22 = ε-Lys, Cyclized = Glu-19 -Lys-22, Ile-31 = C-terminal amide)
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Martinez et al (1999) Peripheral injection of a new corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) antagonist, astressin, blocks peripheral CRF- and abdominal surgery-induced delayed gastric emptying in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 290 629. PMID: 10411571.
Perrin and Vale (1999) Corticotropin releasing factor receptors and their ligand family. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 885 312. PMID: 10816663.
Maecker et al (1997) Astressin, a novel and potent CRF antagonist, is neuroprotective in the hippocampus when administered after a seizure. Brain Res. 744 166. PMID: 9030428.
Gulyas et al (1995) Potent, structurally constrained agonists and competitive antagonists of corticotropin-releasing factor. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 92 10575. PMID: 7479843.
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