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Biological Activity for d[Leu4,Lys8]-VP
d[Leu4,Lys8]-VP is a selective vasopressin V1B receptor agonist (Ki values are 0.16, 64, 100 and 3800 nM for V1B, oxytocin, V2 and V1A receptors respectively). Displays weak antidiuretic, vasopressor and in vitro oxytocic activities.
Technical Data for d[Leu4,Lys8]-VP
(Modifications: X = Mpr, Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between X-1 - Cys-6)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for d[Leu4,Lys8]-VP
|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
References for d[Leu4,Lys8]-VP
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Pena et al (2007) Design and synthesis of the frist selective agonists for the rat vasopressin V1b receptor: based on modifications of deamino-[cys1]arginine vasopressin at positions 4 and 8. J.Med.Chem. 50 835 PMID: 17300166
Pena et al (2007) Pharmacological and physiological characterization of d[Leu4,Lys8]vasopressin, the first V1b-selective agonist for rat vasopressin/oxytocin receptors. Endocrinology 148 4136 PMID: 17495006
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Leroy et al (2018) A circuit from hippocampal CA2 to lateral septum disinhibits social aggression. Nature 564 213 PMID: 30518859
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