Potent, non-selective galanin receptor antagonist (Ki values are 1.82 and 5.1 nM at GAL1 and GAL2 respectively) that inhibits galanin (1-29) (Cat. No. 2696) binding in rat brain in vitro (IC50 = 3 - 15 nM). Attenuates the antidepressant effects of fluoxetine (Cat. No. 0927) and blocks galanin-induced food intake in vivo. Also exhibits weak partial agonist activity at peripheral GAL2 receptors at doses > 100 nM.
(Modifications: Ala-20 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1981.33. 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||0.5 mL||2.52 mL||5.05 mL|
|5 mM||0.1 mL||0.5 mL||1.01 mL|
|10 mM||0.05 mL||0.25 mL||0.5 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.05 mL||0.1 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
If you know of a relevant reference for M40, please let us know.
View Related Products by Product Action
Keywords: M40, supplier, Potent, non-selective, galanin, antagonists, GAL, GalR, Receptors, Galanin, (1-13)-Pro-Pro-(Ala-Leu-)2Ala, amide, Galanin, Receptors, Galanin, Receptors, Tocris Bioscience
Citations for M40
Citations are publications that use Tocris products.
Currently there are no citations for M40. Do you know of a great paper that uses M40 from Tocris? If so please let us know.
Reviews for M40
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review M40 and earn rewards!
Have you used M40?
Submit a review and receive an Amazon gift card.
$10US/$10CAN/€7/£6 gift card for a review without an image
$25US/$25CAN/€18/£15 gift card for a review with an image
*Offer only valid in the USA / Canada, UK and EuropeSubmit a Review
Literature in this Area
Peptides Involved in Appetite Modulation Scientific Review
Written by Sonia Tucci, Lynsay Kobelis and Tim Kirkham, this review provides a synopsis of the increasing number of peptides that have been implicated in appetite regulation and energy homeostasis; putative roles of the major peptides are outlined and compounds available from Tocris are listed.