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Biological Activity for Octreotide
Octreotide is a peptide agonist for sst2, sst3 and sst5 somatostatin receptors. IC50/Kd values (nM) at cloned human somatostatin receptors are: 290 - 1140 (sst1), 0.4 - 2.1 (sst2), 4.4 - 34.5 (sst3), > 1000 (sst4), and 5.6 - 32 (sst5).
Technical Data for Octreotide
(Modifications: Phe-1 = D-Phe, Trp-4 = D-Trp, Thr-8 = Thr-ol, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 7)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for Octreotide
|Solubility||Soluble to 1.20 mg/ml in water|
References for Octreotide
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hoyer et al (1994) Molecular pharmacology of somatostatin receptors. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 350 441 PMID: 7870182
Raynor et al (1993) Cloned somatostatin receptors: identification of subtype-selective peptides and demonstration of high affinity binding to linear peptides. Mol.Pharmacol. 43 838 PMID: 8100350
Hannon et al (2002) Drug design at peptide receptors. Somatostatin receptor ligands. J.Mol.Neurosci. 18 15
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It can activate cAMP in the cell via activating somatostatin receptors.
Please mind that it can induce cell growth at low dose and can inhibit the cell growth at higher concentrations.
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