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Neuropeptide W-23 (human)
Endogenous peptide agonist of Neuropeptide B/Neuropeptide W receptors NPBW1 and NPBW2 (previously known as GPR7 and GPR8 respectively). Increases food intake following injection into the paraventricular nucleus.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Shimomura et al (2002) Identification of neuropeptide W as the endogenous ligand for orphan G-protein-coupled receptors GPR7 and GPR8. J.Biol.Chem. 277 35826 PMID: 12130646
Brezillon et al (2003) Identification of natural ligands for the orphan G prortein-coupled receptors GPR7 and GPR8. J.Biol.Chem. 278 776 PMID: 12401809
Levine et al (2005) Injection of neuropeptide W into paraventricular nucleus of hypothalamus increases food intake. Am.J.Physiol.Regul.Integr.Comp.Physiol. 288 R1727 PMID: 15886360
Hondo et al (2008) The NPB/NPW neuropeptide system and its role in regulating energy homeostasis, pain, and emotion. Results Probl.Cell Differ. 46 239 PMID: 18204824
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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.