Cat. No. 1799
Alternative Name: W-peptide
Biological ActivitySelective agonist for the formyl peptide receptors FPR2 and FPR3, expressed on immune cells. EC50 values for induction of calcium mobilization in FPR2-HL-60 cells and FPR3-HL-60 cells are 2 and 80 nM respectively.
(Modifications: Met-6 = C-terminal amide)
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Christophe et al (2002) Phagocyte activation by Trp-Lys-Tyr-Met-Val-Met, acting through FPRL1 /LXA4R, is not affected by lipoxin. Scand.J.Immunol. 56 470. PMID: 12410796.
Christophe et al (2001) The synthetic peptide Trp-Lys-Tyr-Met-Val-Met-NH2 specifically activates neutrophils through FPRL1/Lipoxin A4 receptors and is an agonist for the orphan monocyte-expressed chemoattractant receptor FPRL2. J.Biol.Chem. 276 21585. PMID: 11285256.
Baek et al (1996) Identification of the peptides that stimulate the phosphoinositide hydrolysis in lymphocyte cell lines from peptide libraries. J.Biol.Chem. 271 8170. PMID: 8626507.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for WKYMVM include:
Schepetkin et al (2014) Antagonism of human formyl peptide receptor 1 (FPR1) by chromones and related isoflavones. Biochem Pharmacol 92 627. PMID: 25450672.
Schepetkin et al (2013) 3-(1H-indol-3-yl)-2-[3-(4-nitrophenyl)ureido]propanamide enantiomers with human formyl-peptide receptor agonist activity: molecular modeling of chiral recognition by FPR2. Biochem Pharmacol 85 404. PMID: 23219934.
Schepetkin et al (2011) Gastrin-releasing peptide/neuromedin B receptor antagonists PD176252, PD168368, and related analogs are potent agonists of human formyl-peptide receptors. Mol Pharmacol 79 77. PMID: 20943772.
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