Amylin (AMY3) antagonist (IC50 = 0.3 μM). Protects neuronal cells from Aβ(1-42)-induced cytotoxicity in vitro. Brain penetrant. Improves spatial memory and reduces Aβ plaque number and total area in a mouse Alzheimer's disease model.
Sold under license from the University of Alberta, US patent 2,967,616, Canadian patent 15/705,789.
(Modifications: Cys-26 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 26)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Soudy et al (2016) Cyclic AC253, a novel amylin receptor antagonist, improves cognitive deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. (N Y) 3 44 PMID: 29067318
Mietlicki-Baase (2018) Amylin in Alzheimer's disease: Pathological peptide or potential treatment? Neuropharmacology 136 287 PMID: 29233636
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