NK3 tachykinin receptor agonist. Causes direct excitation of dopamine neurons; enhances dopaminergic function. Induces locomotor activity.
(Modifications: Asp-1 = Succinyl-Asp, Phe-3 = Me-Phe, Met-6 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in PBS (pH 7.4)|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Keegan et al (1992) The selective NK receptor agonist senktide excites a subpopulation of dopamine-sensitive neurones in the rat substantia nigra pars compacta in vitro. Br.J.Pharmacol. 105 3 PMID: 1375857
Nordquist et al (2008) The tachykinin NK3 receptor agonist senktide induces locomotor activity in male Mongolian gerbils. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 600 87 PMID: 18930726
Renzetti et al (1991) Characterization of NK-3 binding sites in rat and guinea-pig cortical membranes by the selective ligand [3H]senktide. Neuropeptides 18 107 PMID: 1712430
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6 Citations for Senktide
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León et al (2016) Direct Actions of Kisspeptins on GnRH Neurons Permit Attainment of Fertility but are Insufficient to Fully Preserve Gonadotropic Axis Activity. Endocrinology 6 19206 PMID: 26755241
Gallopin et al (2006) Cortical sources of CRF, NKB, and CCK and their effects on pyramidal cells in the neocortex. J Neurosci 16 1440 PMID: 16339088
Grachev et al (2012) GPR54-dependent stimulation of luteinizing hormone secretion by neurokinin B in prepubertal rats. Cereb Cortex 7 e44344 PMID: 23028524
Glidewell-Kenney et al (2013) Neurokinin B causes acute GnRH secretion and repression of GnRH transcription in GT1-7 GnRH neurons. Mol Endocrinol 27 437 PMID: 23393128
Navarro et al (2015) The integrated hypothalamic tachykinin-kisspeptin system as a central coordinator for reproduction. Nat Commun 156 627 PMID: 25422875
Howe et al (2004) Role of neurokinin 3 receptors in supraoptic vasopressin and oxytocin neurons. Sci Rep 24 10103 PMID: 15537880
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