Locustatachykinin I

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Cat.No. 2690 - Locustatachykinin I | Gly-Pro-Ser-Gly-Phe-Tyr-Gly-Val-Arg-NH2 | CAS No. 126985-97-5
Description: Insect tachykinin-related peptide (TRP)
Alternative Names: Lom-TK I

Biological Activity

Insect tachykinin-related peptide (TRP) isolated from Locusta migratoria. Exhibits sequence homology with vertebrate tachykinins.

Technical Data

M. Wt 938.05
Formula C43H63N13O11

(Modifications: Arg-9 = C-terminal amide)

Storage Desiccate at -20°C
CAS Number 126985-97-5
PubChem ID 195503
Smiles [H]NCC(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H](CO)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=C(O)C=C1)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCNC(N)=N)C(N)=O

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 1 mg/ml in water

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.07 mL 5.33 mL 10.66 mL
5 mM 0.21 mL 1.07 mL 2.13 mL
10 mM 0.11 mL 0.53 mL 1.07 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.11 mL 0.21 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Torfs et al (2000) Characterization of a receptor for insect tachykinin-like peptide agonists by functional expression in a stable Drosophila Schneider 2 cell line. J.Neurochem. 74 2182 PMID: 10800964

Isaac et al (2002) Inactivation of a tachykinin-like peptide: identification of four neuropeptide-degrading enzymes in neuronal membranes of insects from four different orders. Peptides 23 725 PMID: 11897392

Schoofs et al (1990) Locustatachykinin I and II, two novel insect neuropeptides with homology to peptides of the vertebrate tachykinin family. FEB Lett. 261 397 PMID:

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Keywords: Insect tachykinin-related peptide TRP Non-Selective Neurokinin Receptors LocustatachykininI Lom-TKI Lom-TK I Other Tachykinin Peptide

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