Amylin (AMY3) receptor antagonist. Inhibits andrenomedulin-stimulated cAMP production in vitro. Protects against oligomeric Aβ-induced increase in intracellular Ca2+, activation of PKA, MAPK, Akt and cFOS and cell death in neuronal cell culture. Blocks electrophysiological effects of Aβ in vitro. Cyclic AC 253 (Cat.No. 6550) also available.
(Modifications: Leu-1 = N-terminal Ac, Tyr-24 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Coppock et al (1999) Rat-2 fibroblasts express specific adrenomedullin receptors, but not calcitonin-gene-related-peptide receptors, which mediate increased intracellular cAMP and inhibit mitogen-activated protein kinase activity. Biochem.J. 338 15 PMID: 9931292
Jhamandas et al (2011) Actions of β-amyloid protein on human neurons are expressed through the amylin receptor. Am.J.Pathol. 178 140 PMID: 21224052
Fu et al (2012) Amyloid β (Aβ) peptide directly activates amylin-3 receptor subtype by triggering multiple intracellular signaling pathways. J,Biol.Chem. 287 18820 PMID: 22500019
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