Angiotensin AT2 receptor agonist (Ki = 7.35 μM) that displays 93-fold selectivity over AT1. Exhibits vasorelaxing and hypotensive activity via activation of the IP (prostacyclin) receptor, and suppresses food intake via activation of PGE2-EP4. Orally active.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 795.98. 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||1.26 mL||6.28 mL||12.56 mL|
|5 mM||0.25 mL||1.26 mL||2.51 mL|
|10 mM||0.13 mL||0.63 mL||1.26 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.13 mL||0.25 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Yamada et al (2008) A potent hypotensive peptide, novokinin, induces relaxation by AT2- and IP-receptor-dependent mechanism in the mesenteric artery from SHRs. Biosci.Biotechnol.Biochem. 72 257 PMID: 18175894
Yamada et al (2008) Hypotensive activity of novokinin, a potent analogue of ovokinin(2-7), is mediated by angiotensin AT2 receptor and prostaglandin IP receptor. Peptides 29 412 PMID: 18207609
Ohinata et al (2009) Orally administered novokinin, an angiotensin AT2 receptor agonist, suppresses food intake via prostaglandin E2-dependent mechanism in mice. Peptides 30 1105 PMID: 19463743
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Keywords: Orally active agonists Angiotensin Receptors AT2 Angiotensin AT2 Receptors
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