Catalog Number: 1789
Alternate Names: Gastrin-releasing peptide (human)
Biological Activity
Mammalian bombesin-like peptide neurotransmitter that is an agonist for the gastrin-releasing peptide receptor (GRPR). GRP has been reported to activate GABAergic interneurons in the amygdala leading to increased GABA release and fear suppression in mice in vivo. Also involved in mitogenesis, and GI tract and appetite regulation.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    2859.4
  • Formula:
    C130H204N38O31S2
  • Sequence:
    VPLPAGGGTVLTKMYPRGNHWAVGHLM

    (Modifications: Met-27 = C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    93755-85-2
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Background References
  1. Expression and characterization of cloned human bombesin receptors.
    Benya et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1995;47:10
  2. Neurobiology: Fear thou not.
    Dudai
    Nature, 2003;421:325
  3. Identification of a signaling network in lateral nucleus of amygdala important for inhibiting memory specifically related to learned fear.
    Shumyatsky et al.
    Cell, 2002;111:905
  4. Bombesin receptors in the brain.
    Woodruff et al.
    Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci., 1996;780:223
Citations:

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  1. Gastrin-releasing peptide receptor mediates the excitation of preoptic GABAergic neurons by bombesin
    Authors: Blais Et al.
    Neuroscience Letters 2016;633:262
  2. Distinct functions of opioid-related peptides and gastrin-releasing peptide in regulating itch and pain in the spinal cord of primates.
    Authors: Lee and Ko
    Int J Inflam 2015;5:11676
  3. Primary afferent and spinal cord expression of gastrin-releasing peptide: message, protein, and antibody concerns.
    Authors: Solorzano Et al.
    Sci Rep 2015;35:648
  4. Enhanced autophagy blocks angiogenesis via degradation of gastrin-releasing peptide in neuroblastoma cells.
    Authors: Kim Et al.
    J Neurosci 2013;9:1579

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