Antagonist at the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a) (IC50 = 0.9 μM). Also weakly binds to melanocortin receptors (Ki = 26-120 μM). Centrally active in vivo.
(Modifications: Trp-2 = D-Trp, Lys-3 = D-Lys, Phe-5 = D-Phe, Lys-6 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 0.50 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 930.12. 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||1.08 mL||5.38 mL||10.75 mL|
|5 mM||0.22 mL||1.08 mL||2.15 mL|
|10 mM||0.11 mL||0.54 mL||1.08 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.11 mL||0.22 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Pinilla et al (2003) Role of ghrelin in the control of growth hormone secretion in prepubertal rats: interactions with excitatory amino acids. Neuroendocrinology 77 83 PMID: 12624529
Schioth et al (1997) Characterization of the binding of MSH-B, HP-228, GHRP-6 and 153N-6 to the human melanocortin receptor subtypes. Neuropeptides 31 565 PMID: 9574823
Traebert et al (2002) Ghrelin acts on leptin-responsive neurones in the rat arcuate nucleus. J.Neuroendocrinol. 14 580 PMID: 12121496
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Keywords: Ghrelin receptors antagonists GHS-R1a Growth Hormone Secretagog 1a Ghrelin Receptors
2 Citations for [D-Lys3]-GHRP-6
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for [D-Lys3]-GHRP-6 include:
Gomez and (2014) The effects of ghrelin antagonists [D-Lys(3) ]-GHRP-6 or JMV2959 on ethanol, water, and food intake in C57BL/6J mice. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38 2436 PMID: 25257292
Kemp et al (2011) Intrarenal ghrelin infusion stimulates distal nephron-dependent sodium reabsorption in normal rats. PLoS Comput Biol 57 633 PMID: 21220707
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