Potent and selective GPR171 partial agonist (EC50 = 90 nM; 28% inhibition of forskolin activated adenylyl cyclase activity in rat hypothalamic memebranes). Exhibits minimal binding to a panel of ~70 GPCRs and 10 other receptors (<22% of radioligand displaced from the target receptors). Increases neuronal activity in the paraventricular nucleus. Increases food intake and body weight in mice.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 249.22. 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||4.01 mL||20.06 mL||40.13 mL|
|5 mM||0.8 mL||4.01 mL||8.03 mL|
|10 mM||0.4 mL||2.01 mL||4.01 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.4 mL||0.8 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Wardman et al (2016) Identification of a small-molecule ligand that activates the neuropeptide receptor GPR171 and increases food intake Sci.Signal. 9 PMID: 27245612
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