Cat. No. 1922
Biological ActivityAntagonist at the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a) (IC50 = 0.9 μM). Also weakly binds to melanocortin receptors (Ki = 26-120 μM). Centrally active in vivo.
(Modifications: Trp-2 = D-Trp, Lys-3 = D-Lys, Phe-5 = D-Phe, Lys-6 = C-terminal amide)
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Pinilla et al (2003) Role of ghrelin in the control of growth hormone secretion in prepubertal rats: interactions with excitatory amino acids. Neuroendocrinology 77 83. PMID: 12624529.
Traebert et al (2002) Ghrelin acts on leptin-responsive neurones in the rat arcuate nucleus. J.Neuroendocrinol. 14 580. PMID: 12121496.
Schioth et al (1997) Characterization of the binding of MSH-B, HP-228, GHRP-6 and 153N-6 to the human melanocortin receptor subtypes. Neuropeptides 31 565. PMID: 9574823.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for [D-Lys3]-GHRP-6 include:
Gomez and (2014) The effects of ghrelin antagonists [D-Lys(3) ]-GHRP-6 or JMV2959 on ethanol, water, and food intake in C57BL/6J mice. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38 2436. PMID: 25257292.
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