Biological Activity An endogenous ligand for the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a), produced by alternative splicing of the rat ghrelin gene. Potently induces Ca2+ release in cells expressing ghrelin receptors (EC50 = 2.4 nM) and stimulates GH release in vivo.
(Modifications: Ser-3 = Ser(n-octanoyl))
Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C
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