Cortagine

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Cat.No. 6450 - Cortagine | Glp-Gly-Pro-Pro-Ile-Ser-Ile-Asp-Leu-Ser-Leu-Glu-Leu-Leu-Arg-Glu-Val-Leu-Glu-Met-Glu-Arg-Ala-Glu-Gln-Leu-Ala-Gln-Gln-Ala-Ala-Asn-Asn-Arg-Leu-Leu-Leu-Asp-Thr-Ala-NH2
Description: Potent and selective CRF1 agonist
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Biological Activity

Potent and selective corticotrophin releasing factor receptor 1 (CRF1) agonist (EC50 = 0.18 nM for rat CRF1). Displays anxiolytic and antidepressant activity in vivo. Microinfusion into mouse prefrontal cortex reduces defensive behavior in vivo.

Technical Data

M. Wt 4442.06
Formula C192H323N55O63S
Sequence XGPPISIDLSLELLREVLEMERAEQLAQQAANNRLLLDTA

(Modifications: X = Glp, Ala-40 = C-terminal amide)

Storage Store at -20°C
Smiles [H]N1[C@@H](CCC1=O)C(=O)NCC(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)CC)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)CC)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCSC)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(N)=O

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Solubility Data

Solubility Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 0.01M PBS

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 4442.06. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 0.23 mL 1.13 mL 2.25 mL
5 mM 0.05 mL 0.23 mL 0.45 mL
10 mM 0.02 mL 0.11 mL 0.23 mL
50 mM 0 mL 0.02 mL 0.05 mL

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References

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

Tezval et al (2004) Cortagine, a specific agonist of corticotropin-releasing factor receptor subtype 1, is anxiogenic and antidepressive in the mouse model. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 101 9468 PMID: 15192151

Farrokhi et al (2007) Cortagine: behavioral and autonomic function of the selective CRF receptor subtype 1 agonist. CNS Drug Rev. 13 423 PMID: 18078427

Pentkowski et al (2013) Cortagine infused into the medial prefrontal cortex attenuates predator-induced defensive behaviors and Fos protein production in selective nuclei of the amygdala in male CD1 mice. Horm.Behav. 64 519 PMID: 23845323


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