Cat. No. 1831
Biological ActivityPotent and selective melanocortin MC4 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 3.16, 108, 54.4 and 694 nM for cloned human MC4, MC1, MC3 and MC5 receptors respectively). Increases food intake in rats and nociception in mice following central administration in vivo. Also inhibits IL-1β-induced Fos expression in the paraventricular hypothalamus.
(Modifications: Cys-1 = N-terminal Ac, X = 2-Nal, Asp-12 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 8)
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Whitaker and Reye (2008) Central blockade of melanocortin receptors attenuates the metabolic and locomotor responses to peripheral interleukin-1β administration. Neuropharmacology 54 509. PMID: 18082228.
Bellasio et al (2003) Melanocortin receptor agonists and antagonists modulate nociceptive sensitivity in the mouse formalin test. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 482 127. PMID: 14660013.
Schioth et al (1998) Discovery of novel melanocortin4 receptor selective MSH analogues. Br.J.Pharmacol. 124 75. PMID: 9630346.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for HS 014 include:
Panaro et al (2014) The melanocortin-4 receptor is expressed in enteroendocrine L cells and regulates the release of peptide YY and glucagon-like peptide 1 in vivo. PLoS One 20 1018. PMID: 25453189.
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Keywords: HS 014, supplier, Selective, MC4R, receptor, antagonists, Receptors, Melanocortin, HS014, Tocris Bioscience, Melanocortin (MC) Receptor Antagonist products
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