Bombesin receptor antagonist that inhibits bombesin binding to rat brain with an IC50 value of 2 μM. Inhibits amylase release in vitro (IC50 = 4 μM) and attenuates bombesin-mediated suppression of food intake in vivo.
(Modifications: X = Glp, Phe-12 = D-Phe, Leu-14 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 10 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1610.9. 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||0.62 mL||3.1 mL||6.21 mL|
|5 mM||0.12 mL||0.62 mL||1.24 mL|
|10 mM||0.06 mL||0.31 mL||0.62 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.06 mL||0.12 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Heinz-Erian et al (1987) [d-Phe12]bombesin analogues: a new class of bombesin receptor antagonists. Am.J.Physiol. 252 G439 PMID: 2435173
Merali et al (1988) (d-Phe12) bombesin and substance P analogues function as central bombesin receptor antagonists. Synapse 2 282 PMID: 2463692
Flynn (1997) Bombesin receptor antagonists block the effects of exogenous bombesin but not of nutrients on food intake. Physiol.Behav. 62 791 PMID: 9284499
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