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Biological Activity for [Arg8]-Vasopressin
[Arg8]-Vasopressin is an antidiuretic hormone found in most mammalian species. Also acts as a neurotransmitter at synapses in the brain; increases [Ca2+]i in cultured rat hippocampal neurons.
Technical Data for [Arg8]-Vasopressin
(Modifications: Disulfide bridge: 1-6, Gly-9 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for [Arg8]-Vasopressin
|Solubility||Soluble to 0.50 mg/ml in water|
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References for [Arg8]-Vasopressin
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Migara et al (1999) [Arg8]-vasopressin-induced increase in intracellular Ca2+ concentration in cultutred rat hippocampal neurons. Brain Res.Bull. 49 343 PMID: 10452354
Chan et al (2000) Discovery and design of novel and selective vasopressin and oxyt. agonists and antagonists: the role of bioassays. Exp.Physiol. 85S 7S
Cowley et al (2000) Control of renal medulaary circulation by vasopressin V1 and V2 receptors in the rat. Exp.Physiol. 85S 223S
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2 Citations for [Arg8]-Vasopressin
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Nøhr et al (2017) The orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR139 is activated by the peptides: Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), α-, and β-melanocyte stimulating hormone (α-MSH, and β-MSH), and the conserved core motif HFRW. Neurochem Int 102 105 PMID: 27916541
Leroy et al (2018) A circuit from hippocampal CA2 to lateral septum disinhibits social aggression. Nature 564 213 PMID: 30518859
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To determine the signaling pathways mediating the effect of V1 vasopressin VP, cells were incubated in the presence and absence of inhibitors.The role of protein kinases C (PKC) and B (PKB) mediating VP induced antiapoptosis in H32 cells was investigated.
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Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and a loss of interest and/or pleasure. Updated in 2015 this poster highlights presynaptic and postsynaptic targets for the potential treatment of major depressive disorder, as well as outlining the pharmacology of currently approved antidepressant drugs.