Biological ActivityAstressin 2B is a potent and selective corticotropin-releasing factor receptor 2 (CRF2) antagonist (IC50 values are 1.3 and > 500 nM for CRF2 and CRF1 respectively). Antagonizes CRF2-mediated inhibition of gastric emptying.
(Modifications: Asp-1 = N-terminal Ac, Phe-4 = D-Phe, Leu-6 = α-methyl-Leu, X = Nle, Glu-24 = γ-Glu, Lys-27 = ε-Lys, Leu-32 = α-methyl-Leu, Lactam Bridge = Glu-24 - Lys-27)
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Peptide ligand binding properties of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) type 2 receptor: pharmacology of endogenously expressed receptors, G-protein-coupled sensitivity and determinants of CRF2 receptor selectivity.
Hoare et al.
The effect of lateral septum corticotropin-releasing factor receptor 2 activation on anxiety is modulated by stress.
Henry et al.
Potent and long-acting cortico. releasing factor (CRF) receptor 2 selective peptide competitive antagonists.
Rivier et al.
Citations for Astressin 2B
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Ablation of somatostatin cells leads to impaired pancreatic islet function and neonatal death in rodents.
Authors: Li Et al.
Cell Death Dis 2018;9:682
Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptors Modulate OXT Release in the Dorsolateral Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis (BNST) in Male Rats.
Authors: Martinon and Dabrowska
Front Neurosci 2018;12:183
Diminished expression of CRHR2 in human colon cancer promotes tumor growth and EMT via persistent IL-6/Stat3 signaling.
Authors: Rodriguez Et al.
Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015;1:610
Importance of CRF receptor-mediated mechanisms of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in the processing of anxiety and pain.
Authors: Tran Et al.
Social stress and CRF-DA interactions in the VTA: role in long-term escalation of cocaine self-administration.
Authors: Boyson Et al.
J Neurosci 2014;34:6659
Forced swim-induced musculoskeletal hyperalgesia is mediated by CRF2 receptors but not by TRPV1 receptors.
Authors: Abdelhamid Et al.
Corticotropin releasing factor and catecholamines enhance glutamatergic neurotransmission in the lateral subdivision of the central amygdala.
Authors: Silberman and Winder
DA enhances fast excitatory synaptic transmission in the extended amygdala by a CRF-R1-dependent process.
Authors: Kash Et al.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2008;28:13856
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