α-MSH

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α-MSH
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Description: Endogenous melanocortin receptor agonist
Alternative Names: α-Melanotropin, α-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone
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Biological Activity

Endogenous melanocortin receptor agonist (Ki values are 0.12, 31, 660 and 5700 nM for MC1, MC3, MC4 and MC5 receptors respectively). Anti-inflammatory peptide; antagonizes proinflammatory mediators, including TNF-α, IL-6 and NO and induces anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-10. Inhibits food intake and induces penile erections following i.c.v. administration.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
1664.9
Formula:
C77H109N21O19S
Sequence:
SYSMEHFRWGKPV

(Modifications: Ser-1 = N-terminal Ac, Val-13 = C-terminal amide)

Solubility:
Soluble to 0.60 mg/ml in water
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
581-05-5

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