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.
(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||Soluble to 4 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1069.22. 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||0.94 mL||4.68 mL||9.35 mL|
|5 mM||0.19 mL||0.94 mL||1.87 mL|
|10 mM||0.09 mL||0.47 mL||0.94 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.09 mL||0.19 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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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Keywords: Synthetic vasopressin analog V1B V2 agonists Receptors Vasopressin Vasopressin Receptors
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