Diazepam binding inhibitory fragment
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Peptide fragment corresponding to residues 51-70 of the human diazepam binding inhibitor protein; peripheral benzodiazepine receptor agonist. Induces intracellular Ca2+ increase and phagocytosis in human neutrophils, mainly through a non-peripheral benzodiazepine receptor-mediated mechanism. Also reduces ammonia-induced swelling in cultured astrocytes.
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Bender and Norenberg (1998) Effect of benzodiazepines and neurosteroids on ammonia-induced swelling in cultured astrocytes. J.Neurosci.Res. 54 673 PMID: 9843158
Cosentino et al (2000) Diazepam-binding inhibitor-derived peptides induce intracellular calcium changes and modulate human neutrophil function. J.Leukoc.Biol. 67 637 PMID: 10811003
Gray et al (1986) Cloning and expression of cDNA for human diazepam binding inhibitor, a natural ligand of an allosteric regulatory site of the γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 83 7547 PMID: 3020548
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