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Novel non-peptide galanin GAL1 and GAL2 receptor agonist (Ki values are 11.7 and 34.1 μM respectively). Stimulates insulin release in isolated pancreatic islets from normal and diabetic rats. Systemically active in vivo; displays anticonvulsant activity following i.p. administration in mice. Central and peripheral administration also transiently inhibits food intake in rats and mice.
(Modifications: Ala-1 = Fmoc-β-cyclohexyl-Ala, Lys-2 = Lys-(4-methyl-2-oxo-2H-1-benzopyran)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 67.88 mg/ml in DMSO and to 16.97 mg/ml in ethanol with gentle warming|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Abramov et al (2004) Regulation of feeding by galnon. Neuropeptides 38 55 PMID: 15003717
Saar et al (2002) Anticonvulsant activity of a nonpeptide galanin receptor agonist Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 99 7136 PMID: 12011470
Lu et al (2005) A role for galanin in antidepressant actions with a focus on the dorsal raphe nucleus. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 102 874 PMID: 15647369
Quynh et al (2005) Effects of galnon, a non-peptide galanin-receptor agonist, on Ins release from rat pancreatic islets. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 328 213 PMID: 15670772
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Keywords: Galnon, Galnon supplier, Selective, non-peptide, GAL1, GalR1, agonists, Receptors, Galanin, 2085, Tocris Bioscience
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Einstein et al (2013) Galanin-induced decreases in nucleus accumbens/striatum excitatory postsynaptic potentials and mor. conditioned place preference require both galanin receptor 1 and galanin receptor 2. Eur J Neurosci 37 1541 PMID: 23387435
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