Potent and selective melanocortin 4 (MC4) receptor agonist (IC50 values are 0.58 and 55 nM for human MC4 and MC3 receptors respectively). Produces a rapid and dose dependent restoration of cardiovascular and respiratory function in hemorrhage-shocked rats.
(Modifications: X-1 = Ac-Nle, Phe-4 = D-Phe, Val-9 = C-terminal amide, Asp-2, Lys-7, Cyclized)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in 25% ethanol / water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Giuliani et al (2007) Selective melanocortin MC4 receptor agonists reverse haemorrhagic shock and prevent multiple organ damage. Br.J.Pharmacol. 150 595 PMID: 17245369
Grieco et al (2003) Extensive structure-activity studies of lactam derivatives of MT-II and SHU-9119: their activity and selectivity at human melanocortin receptors 3, 4, and 5. J.Pept.Res. 62 199 PMID: 14531843
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