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Description: Antidiuretic hormone
Alternative Names: AVP
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Reviews (1)
Literature (1)

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

M. Wt 1084.23
Formula C46H65N15O12S2

(Modifications: Disulfide bridge: 1-6, Gly-9 = C-terminal amide)

Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 113-79-1
PubChem ID 90488786
Smiles N[C@@H]1CSSC[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@H](CC(N)=O)NC(=O)[C@H](CCC(N)=O)NC(=O)[C@@H](CC2=CC=CC=C2)NC(=O)[C@H](CC2=CC=C(O)C=C2)NC1=O)C(=O)N1CCC[C@@H]1C(=O)N[C@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(=O)NCC(N)=O

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Solubility Data for [Arg8]-Vasopressin

Solubility Soluble to 0.50 mg/ml in water

Product Datasheets for [Arg8]-Vasopressin

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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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The role of protein kinases C (PKC) and B (PKB) mediating VP induced antiapoptosis in H32 cells was investigated.
By Anonymous on 02/19/2019
Species: Human
Cell Line/Tissue: H32

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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