Selective PAR4 receptor agonist peptide. Stimulates platelet aggregation in vitro (EC50 = 15 μM). Exhibits an increase in paw thickness in the paw edema inflammation model in vivo.
(Modifications: Phe-6 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate 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.
Faruqi et al (2000) Structure-function analysis of protease-activated receptor 4 tethered ligand peptides. J.Biol.Chem. 275 19728 PMID: 10779527
Hollenberg and Saifeddine (2001) Proteinase-activated receptor 4 (PAR4): activation and inhibition of rat platelet aggregation by PAR4-derived peptides. Can.J.Physiol.Pharmacol. 79 439 PMID: 11405248
Hollenburg et al (2004) Proteinase-activated receptor-4: evaluation of tethered ligand-derived peptides as probes for receptor function and as inflammatory agonists in vivo. Br.J.Pharmacol. 143 443 PMID: 15451771
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Wang (2017) Complement-activation fragment C4a mediates effector functions by binding as untethered agonist to protease-activated receptors 1 and 4. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114 10948 PMID: 28973891
Shi et al (2015) Alterations in serotonin, transient receptor potential channels and protease-activated receptors in rats with irritable bowel syndrome attenuated by Shugan decoction. Oncogene 21 4852 PMID: 25944998
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