Cat. No. 2951
Alternative Name: Des-acyl ghrelin (rat)
Biological ActivityNon-acylated, major circulating isoform of ghrelin that does not bind to the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a), nor induce growth hormone release.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Cassoni et al (2004) Expression of ghrelin and biological activity of specific receptors for ghrelin and des-acyl ghrelin in human prostate neoplasms and related cell lines. Eur.J.Endocrinol. 150 173. PMID: 14763915.
Thompson et al (2004) Ghrelin and des-octanoyl ghrelin promote adipogenesis directly in vivo by a mechanism independent of the type 1a growth hormone secretagogue receptor Endocrinology 145 234. PMID: 14551228.
Bedendi et al (2003) Cardiac effects of ghrelin and its endogenous derivatives des-octanoyl ghrelin and des-Gln14-ghrelin. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 476 87. PMID: 12969753.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for [Des-octanoyl]-Ghrelin (rat) include:
Engel et al (2015) Blockade of growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1A signaling by JMV 2959 attenuates the NMDAR antagonist, phencyclidine-induced impairments in prepulse inhibition. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232 4285. PMID: 26319159.
Kemp et al (2011) Intrarenal ghrelin infusion stimulates distal nephron-dependent sodium reabsorption in normal rats. Br J Pharmacol 57 633. PMID: 21220707.
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