Urotensin II (human)

Discontinued Product

Urotensin II (human) (Cat. No. 1642) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Endogenous vasoactive agonist for the UT receptor

Biological Activity for Urotensin II (human)

Urotensin II (human) is a potent endogenous peptide agonist for the urotensin-II receptor (EC50 = 0.1 nM). Displays arterio-selective vasoconstriction and vasodilatation in mammals in vitro and in vivo, effects which vary between species. Also has been shown to mediate bronchoconstriction.

Technical Data for Urotensin II (human)

M. Wt 1388.57
Formula C64H85N13O18S2

(Modifications: Disulfide bridge between 5 - 10)

Storage Desiccate at -20°C
CAS Number 251293-28-4
PubChem ID 46225600
Smiles [H]N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@H]1CSSC[C@H](NC(=O)[C@H](CC2=CC=C(O)C=C2)NC(=O)[C@H](CCCCN)NC(=O)[C@H](CC2=CNC3=C2C=CC=C3)NC(=O)[C@H](CC2=CC=CC=C2)NC1=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(O)=O

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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

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References for Urotensin II (human)

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Coulouarn et al (1998) Cloning of the cDNA encoding the urotensin II precursor in frog and human reveals intense expression of the urotensin II gene in motoneurones of the spinal cord. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 95 15803 PMID: 9861051

Maguire and Davenport (2002) Is urotensin-II the new endothelin? Br.J.Pharmacol 137 579 PMID: 12381671

Nothacker et al (1999) Identification of the natural ligand of an orphan G-protein-coupled receptor involved in the regulation of vasoconstriction. Nat.Cell.Biol. 1 383 PMID: 10559967

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