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Potent melanocortin MC3 and MC4 receptor antagonist (IC50 values are 0.23 and 0.06 nM respectively) and MC5 partial agonist (EC50 = 0.12 nM). Upregulates expression of genes promoting lipogenesis and triglyceride storage (SCD1, LPL, ACCα and FAS), increases triglyceride synthesis and promotes insulin resistance. Increases food intake, body weight and fat mass when administered centrally in vivo.
(Modifications: X-1 = Ac-Nle, X-4 = D-2-Nal, Lys-7 = C-terminal amide, cyclized Asp-2 - Lys-7)
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 0.20 mg/ml in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hruby et al (1995) Cyclic lactam α-melanotropin analogues of Ac-Nle4-cyclo[Asp5,D-Phe7,Lys10] a-melanocyte-stimulating hormone-(4-10)-NH2 with bulky aromatic amino acids at position 7 show high antagonist potency a J.Med.Chem. 38 3454 PMID: 7658432
Grieco et al (2007) Further structure-activity studies with lactam derivatives of MT-II and SHU-9119: Their activity and selectivity at human melanocortin receptors 3, 4 and 5. Peptides 28 1191 PMID: 17482720
Nogueiras et al (2007) The central melanocortin system directly controls peripheral lipid metabolism. J.Clin.Invest. 117 3475 PMID: 17885689
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Tao and Huang (2014) Ipsen 5i is a Novel Potent Pharmacoperone for Intracellularly Retained Melanocortin-4 Receptor Mutants. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 5 131 PMID: 25136332
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