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|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
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|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|
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Keywords: Potent non-selective galanin antagonists GAL GalR Receptors Galanin (1-13)-Pro-Pro-(Ala-Leu-)2Ala amide Galanin Receptors
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