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Selective agonist for the formyl peptide receptors FPR1, FPR2 (EC50 = 75 pM) and FPR3 (EC50 = 3 nM), expressed on immune cells. Induces Ca2+ mobilization and superoxide production in, and chemotaxic migration of, monocytes and neutrophils. Also promotes monocyte survival through a PKC-, PI 3-kinase- and Akt-dependent pathway.
(Modifications: Met-6 = D-Met & C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Bae et al (2002) The synthetic chemoattractant peptide, Trp-Lys-Tyr-Met-Val-D-Met, enhances monocyte survival via PKC-dependent Akt activation. J.Leukoc.Biol. 71 329 PMID: 11818455
Christophe et al (2001) The synthetic peptide Trp-Lys-Tyr-Met-Val-Met-NH2 specifically activates neutrophils through FPRL1/Lipoxin A4 receptors and is an agonist for the orphan monocyte-expressed chemoattractant receptor FPRL2. J.Biol.Chem. 276 21585 PMID: 11285256
Le et al (1999) Utilization of two seven-transmembrane, G protein-coupled receptors, formyl peptide receptor-like 1 and fomyl peptide receptor, by the synthetic hexapeptide WKYMVm for human phagocyte activation. J.Immunol. 163 6777 PMID: 10586077
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Keywords: WKYMVm, WKYMVm supplier, FPR1, FPR2, FPR3, receptor, agonists, FPRL, Formyl, like, Peptide, Receptors, Leukocyte, chemoattractant, peptide, 1800, Tocris Bioscience
2 Citations for WKYMVm
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Thompson et al (2014) Identification of a Novel Recycling Sequence in the C-tail of FPR2/ALX Receptor: ASSOCIATION WITH CELL PROTECTION FROM APOPTOSIS. J Biol Chem 289 36166 PMID: 25326384
Khau et al (2011) Annexin-1 signals mitogen-stimulated breast tumor cell proliferation by activation of the formyl peptide receptors (FPRs) 1 and 2. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 25 483 PMID: 20930115
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