Biological Activity Endogenous melanocortin MC3 receptor agonist (pKi = 7.46) that displays ~ 40-fold selectivity over MC4. Increases the release of extracellular dopamine, which induces grooming and vertical activity (rearing) in rats. Exhibits hypertensive, tachycardic and short-term analgesic activity in vivo.
(Modifications: Phe-11 = C-terminal amide)
Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 20% acetonitrile / water
Store at -20°C
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Submit a review and receive a $25US/€18/£15/$25CAN amazon gift card if you include an image - $10US/€7/£6/$10CAN Amazon card for reviews without an image. Limited to verified customers in USA, Canada and Europe.
Tocris Bioscience is the leading supplier of novel and exclusive tools for life science research with over 30 years' experience in the industry. Tocris is a Bio-Techne brand.