Catalog Number: 2951
Alternate Names: Des-acyl ghrelin (rat)
Biological Activity
Non-acylated, major circulating isoform of ghrelin that does not bind to the ghrelin receptor (GHS-R1a), nor induce growth hormone release.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Cardiac effects of ghrelin and its endogenous derivatives des-octanoyl ghrelin and des-Gln14-ghrelin.
    Bedendi et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 2003;476:87
  2. Expression of ghrelin and biological activity of specific receptors for ghrelin and des-acyl ghrelin in human prostate neoplasms and related cell lines.
    Cassoni et al.
    Eur.J.Endocrinol., 2004;150:173
  3. Ghrelin and des-octanoyl ghrelin promote adipogenesis directly in vivo by a mechanism independent of the type 1a growth hormone secretagogue receptor
    Thompson et al.
    Endocrinology, 2004;145:234

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for [Des-octanoyl]-Ghrelin (rat) include:

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  1. Blockade of growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1A signaling by JMV 2959 attenuates the NMDAR antagonist, phencyclidine-induced impairments in prepulse inhibition.
    Authors: Engel Et al.
    Psychopharmacology (Berl)
  2. Intrarenal ghrelin infusion stimulates distal nephron-dependent sodium reabsorption in normal rats.
    Authors: Kemp Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol
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