Ghrelin (rat)

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Cat.No. 1465 - Ghrelin (rat) | Gly-Ser-Ser(n-octanoyl)-Phe-Leu-Ser-Pro-Glu-His-Gln-Lys-Ala-Gln-Gln-Arg-Lys-Glu-Ser-Lys-Lys-Pro-Pro-Ala-Lys-Leu-Gln-Pro-Arg | CAS No. 258338-12-4
Description: Endogenous ghrelin receptor agonist
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Citations (14)
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Biological Activity

Endogenous agonist peptide for the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a). Produced mainly by the stomach, it stimulates release of growth hormone from the pituitary gland in vitro and in vivo, and regulates feeding, growth and energy production.

Licensing Information

This peptide is distributed under license from Dr. Kangawa

Technical Data

M. Wt 3314.83
Formula C147H245N45O42
Sequence GSSFLSPEHQKAQQRKESKKPPAKLQPR

(Modifications: Ser-3 = Ser(n-octanoyl))

Storage Desiccate at -20°C
CAS Number 258338-12-4
PubChem ID 16139313
InChI Key ZVAOOKCCUBGSMI-MXAPAKLGSA-N
Smiles [H]NCC(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N[C@@H](COC(=O)CCCCCCC)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CNC=N1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCN)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCN)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCN)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCN)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCN)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(O)=O

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 1 mg/ml in water

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 3314.83. 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 0.3 mL 1.51 mL 3.02 mL
5 mM 0.06 mL 0.3 mL 0.6 mL
10 mM 0.03 mL 0.15 mL 0.3 mL
50 mM 0.01 mL 0.03 mL 0.06 mL

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References

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Inu (2001) Ghrelin: an orexigenic and somatotrophic signal from the stomach. Nat.Rev.Neurosci. 2 551 PMID: 11483998

Kojima et al (1999) Ghrelin is growth-hormone-releasing acylated peptide from stomach. Nature 402 656 PMID: 10604470

Tolle et al (2001) In vivo and in vitro effects of ghrelin/motilin-related peptide on growth hormone secretion in the rat. Neuroendocrinology 73 54 PMID: 11174017


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14 Citations for Ghrelin (rat)

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ghrelin (rat) include:

Tan et al (2014) Ablation of AgRP neurons impairs adaption to restricted feeding. Br J Pharmacol 3 694 PMID: 25352998

Torres-Fuentes et al (2014) Devil's Claw to suppress appetite--ghrelin receptor modulation potential of a Harpagophytum procumbens root extract. Adv Pharm Bull 9 e103118 PMID: 25068823

Schellekens et al (2013) Promiscuous dimerization of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHS-R1a) attenuates ghrelin-mediated signaling. J Biol Chem 288 181 PMID: 23161547

Romero-Picó et al (2013) Hypothalamic κ-opioid receptor modulates the orexigenic effect of ghrelin. J Lab Autom 38 1296 PMID: 23348063

Watterson et al (2012) Anorexigenic and orexigenic hormone modulation of mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 activity and the regulation of hypothalamic agouti-related protein mRNA expression. Neurosignals 21 28 PMID: 22456226

Lee et al (2016) The Anti-apoptotic Effect of Ghrelin on Restraint Stress-Induced Thymus Atrophy in Mice. Immune Network 16 242 PMID: 27574503

Taati et al (2015) Effects of Ghrelin on germ cell apoptosis and proinflammatory cytokines production in Ischemia-reperfusion of the rat testis. Nat Commun 13 85 PMID: 25999997

Bell et al (2015) Neuronal development is promoted by weakened intrinsic antioxidant defences due to epigenetic repression of Nrf2. Adv Pharm Bull 6 7066 PMID: 25967870

Bavil et al (2015) Ghrelin Decreases Angiogenesis, HIF-1α and VEGF Protein Levels in Chronic Hypoxia in Lung Tissue of Male Rats. PLoS One 5 315 PMID: 26504752

Aliparasti et al (2015) Ghrelin Administration Increases the Bax/Bcl-2 Gene Expression Ratio in the Heart of Chronic Hypoxic Rats. Front Behav Neurosci 5 195 PMID: 26236657

Parent et al (2015) Cholinergic and ghrelinergic receptors and KCNQ channels in the medial PFC regulate the expression of palatability. Int J Obes (Lond) 9 284 PMID: 26578914

Plasse et al (2015) Modulation of cue-induced firing of ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons by leptin and ghrelin. Mol Metab 39 1742 PMID: 26183405

Thompson et al (2004) Ghrelin and des-octanoyl ghrelin promote adipogenesis directly in vivo by a mechanism independent of the type 1a growth hormone secretagogue receptor. Iran J Reprod Med 145 234 PMID: 14551228

Tucci et al (2004) The cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist SR141716 blocks the orexigenic effects of intrahypothalamic ghrelin. Neuropsychopharmacology 143 520 PMID: 15381634


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