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Biological Activity for Desmopressin
Desmopressin is a synthetic vasopressin analog that acts as an agonist at V1B and V2 receptors (EC50 values are 11.4 and 23.9 nM and Ki values are 5.84 and 65.9 nM respectively). Prevents polycystic kidney disease formation and exhibits antidiuretic, antiproliferative, hemostatic and hypotensive activity in vivo.
Technical Data for Desmopressin
(Modifications: X = Mpr, Arg-8 = D-Arg, Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, Cyclized = X-1 - Cys-6)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for Desmopressin
|Solubility||Soluble to 4 mg/ml in water|
References for Desmopressin
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Saito et al (1997) 1-Desamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin (DDAVP) as an agonist on V1b vasopressin receptor. Biochem.Pharmacol. 53 1711 PMID: 9264324
Gomez et al (2006) Desmopressin and other synthetic vasopressin analogues in cancer treatment. Bull.Cancer 93 E7 PMID: 16517412
Torres (2008) Vasopressin antagonists in polycystic kidney disease. Semin.Nephrol. 28 306 PMID: 18519091
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1 Citation for Desmopressin
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Campos-Lira et al (2019) Dynamic Modulation of Mouse Locus Coeruleus Neurons by Vasopressin 1a and 1b Receptors. Front Neurosci 12 919 PMID: 30618551
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