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Highly potent melanocortin MC4 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.29, 18.6, 5.45 and 3.29 nM for cloned human MC4, MC1, MC3 and MC5 receptors respectively). Increases food intake, and blocks α-MSH- and MTII-induced hypotension and bradycardia in rats, following central administration in vivo.
(Modifications: Cys-1 = N-terminal Ac, X-2 = Nle, X-5 = Nal, Cys-9 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 9)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 0.50 mg/ml in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Jonsson et al (2001) Melanocortin receptor agonist transiently increases oxygen consumption in rats. Neuroreport 12 3703 PMID: 11726778
Jonsson et al (2002) Food conversion is transiently affected during 4-week chronic administration of melanocortin agonist and antagonist in rats. J.Endocrinol. 173 517 PMID: 12065241
Kask et al (1998) Discovery of a novel superpotent and selective melanocortin-4 receptor antagonist (HS024): evaluation in vitro and in vivo. Endocrinology 139 5006 PMID: 9832440
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2 Citations for HS 024
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Nepomuceno et al (2018) Re-evaluation of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone and Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone Activation of GPR139 in Vitro. Front Pharmacol 9 157 PMID: 29599718
Simamura et al (2015) Melanocortins contribute to sequential differentiation and enucleation of human erythroblasts via melanocortin receptors 1, 2 and 5. J Neurochem 10 e0123232 PMID: 25860801
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