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Cat.No. 1916 - Litorin | Glp-Gln-Trp-Ala-Val-Gly-His-Phe-Met-NH2 | CAS No. 55749-97-8
Description: Amphibian bombesin-like peptide
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Litorin

Litorin is an amphibian bombesin-like peptide. Stimulates smooth muscle contraction, gastrin release, gastric acid and pancreatic secretion, and suppresses food intake in vivo.

Technical Data for Litorin

M. Wt 1085.25
Formula C51H68N14O11S

(Modifications: X = Glp, Met-9 = C-terminal amide)

Storage Desiccate at -20°C
CAS Number 55749-97-8
PubChem ID 5486808
Smiles [H]N1[C@@H](CCC1=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CNC2=C1C=CC=C2)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CNC=N1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCSC)C(N)=O

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Solubility Data for Litorin

Solubility Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 0.25% acetic acid

References for Litorin

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Endean et al (1975) Parallel bioassay of bombesin and litorin, a bombesin-like peptide from the skin of Litoria aurea. Br.J.Pharmacol. 55 213 PMID: 1201379

Kulkosky and Gibbs (1982) Litorin suppresses food intake in rats. Life Sci. 31 685 PMID: 6290821

Lin et al (1995) Comparison of the peptide structural requirements for high affinity interaction with bombesin receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 294 55 PMID: 8788416

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