Bioactive endogenous peptide substrate for endopeptidase 24.15 (ep24.15), neurolysin (ep24.16) and ACE. Ki values are 27.76, 3.43 and 1.87 μM respectively. Potent hypotensive in vivo. Also acts as a selective CB1 receptor inverse agonist. Displays antinociceptive activity and induces hypophagia in vivo.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in 20% acetonitrile|
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Heimann et al (2007) Hemopressin is an inverse agonist of CB1 cannabinoid receptors. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 104 20588 PMID: 18077343
Rioli et al (2003) Novel natural peptide substrates for endopeptidase 24.15, neurolysin, and angiotensin-converting enzyme. J.Biol.Chem. 278 8547 PMID: 12500972
Todd et al (2010) The peptide hemopressin acts through CB1 cannabinoid receptors to reduce food intake in rats and mice. J.Neurosci. 30 7369 PMID: 20505104
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