Synthetic leptin peptide fragment. Restricts weight gain and reduces food intake in female mice lacking endogenously circulating active leptin.
(Modifications: Ser-15 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1560.73. 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||0.64 mL||3.2 mL||6.41 mL|
|5 mM||0.13 mL||0.64 mL||1.28 mL|
|10 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.64 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.06 mL||0.13 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Grasso et al (1997) In vivo effects of leptin-related synthetic peptides on body weight and food intake in female ob/ob mice: localization of leptin activity to domains between amino acid residues 106-140. Endocrinology 138 1413 PMID: 9075696
Grasso et al (1999) Inhibitory effects of leptin-related synthetic peptide 116-130 on food intake and body weight gain in female C57BL/6J ob/ob mice may not be mediated by peptide activation of the long isoform of the leptin receptor. Diabetes 48 2204 PMID: 10535455
Rozhavskaya et al (2000) Design of a synthetic leptin agonist: effects on energy balance, glucose homeostasis and thermoregulation. Endocrinology 141 2501 PMID: 10875251
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