An endogenous peptide derived from the same precursor as nociceptin, which is able to block nociceptin-induced allodynia and hyperalgesia and may play an opposing role in pain transmission. Shown to reverse nociceptin inhibition of glutamate release from rat brain slices; also modulates 5-HT transmission in the mouse neocortex via mechanisms separate from nociceptin/orphanin FQ.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in PBS|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1927.07. 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||0.52 mL||2.59 mL||5.19 mL|
|5 mM||0.1 mL||0.52 mL||1.04 mL|
|10 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.52 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.05 mL||0.1 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Fantin et al (2007) Nocistatin inhibits 5-hydroxytryptamine release in the mouse neocortex via presynaptic Gi/o protein linked pathways. Br.J.Pharmacol. 152 549 PMID: 17618307
Nicol et al (1998) Nocistatin reverses nociceptin inhibition of glutamate release from rat brain slices. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 356 R1 PMID: 9774260
Okuda-Ashitaka et al (1998) Nocistatin, a peptide that blocks nociceptin action in pain transmission. Nature 392 286 PMID: 9521323
Yamamoto et al (1999) Effect of nocistatin and its interaction with nociceptin/orphanin FQ on the rat formalin test. Neurosci.Lett. 262 179 PMID: 10218885
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