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Description: CCK agonist
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Reviews (1)
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Biological Activity for Caerulein

Caerulein is a CCK agonist. Stimulates biosynthesis of pancreatic enzymes in AR4-2J pancreatic cells in vitro. Induces acute pancreatitis in mice. Also enhances proteasome activity in Gdeg mice.

Technical Data for Caerulein

M. Wt 1352.4
Formula C58H73N13O21S2

(Modifications: X = Glp, Tyr-4 = Tyr(SO3H), Phe-10 = C-terminal amide)

Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 17650-98-5
PubChem ID 16132921

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Solubility Data for Caerulein

Solubility Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water

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References for Caerulein

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Murakami et al (2017) Yes-associated protein mediates immune reprogramming in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Oncogene 36 1232 PMID: 27546622

Furuyama et al (2016) Proteasome activity is required for the initiation of precancerous pancreatic lesions. Sci.Rep. 6 27044 PMID: 27244456

Pradel et al (1993) Caerulein and gastrin(2-17 ds) regulate differently synthesis of secretory enzymes, mRNA levels and cell proliferation in pancreatic acinar cells (AR4-2J). Biochem.J. 290 219 PMID: 7679894

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3 Citations for Caerulein

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Caerulein include:

Xiaofeng et al (2022) A microRNA checkpoint for Ca2+ signaling and overload in acute pancreatitis. Mol Ther 30 1754-1774 PMID: 35077860

Li et al (2021) Parabacteroides produces acetate to alleviate heparanase-exacerbated acute pancreatitis through reducing neutrophil infiltration. Microbiome 9 115 PMID: 34016163

Stephen J et al (2020) TRPV4 channel opening mediates pressure-induced pancreatitis initiated by Piezo1 activation. J Clin Invest 130 2527-2541 PMID: 31999644

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Excellent product.
By Akbar Ahmad on 01/04/2018
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse

Dissolve in recommended solvent and 50microgram/ kg, intraperitoneally administered to mice for 5 times to induce acute pancreatitis.

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