Cat. No. 1832
Biological ActivityHighly potent melanocortin MC4 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.29, 18.6, 5.45 and 3.29 nM for cloned human MC4, MC1, MC3 and MC5 receptors respectively). Increases food intake, and blocks α-MSH- and MTII-induced hypotension and bradycardia in rats, following central administration in vivo.
(Modifications: Cys-1 = N-terminal Ac, X-2 = Nle, X-5 = Nal, Cys-9 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 9)
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Jonsson et al (2002) Food conversion is transiently affected during 4-week chronic administration of melanocortin agonist and antagonist in rats. J.Endocrinol. 173 517. PMID: 12065241.
Jonsson et al (2001) Melanocortin receptor agonist transiently increases oxygen consumption in rats. Neuroreport 12 3703. PMID: 11726778.
Kask et al (1998) Discovery of a novel superpotent and selective melanocortin-4 receptor antagonist (HS024): evaluation in vitro and in vivo. Endocrinology 139 5006. PMID: 9832440.
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Simamura et al (2015) Melanocortins contribute to sequential differentiation and enucleation of human erythroblasts via melanocortin receptors 1, 2 and 5. J Neurochem 10 e0123232. PMID: 25860801.
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Keywords: HS 024, supplier, potent, MC4R, receptor, antagonists, Receptors, Melanocortin, HS024, Tocris Bioscience, Melanocortin (MC) Receptor Antagonist products
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