Catalog Number: 2576
Biological Activity
Endogenous substance P homolog that is a selective agonist at the tachykinin NK1 receptor (IC50 values are 1.8, 370 and 480 nM for NK1, NK3 and NK2 receptors respectively). Has proliferative and antiapoptotic actions on B-cells in vitro and is antihypertensive in vivo.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Sequence:

    (Modifications: Met- 11= C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 0.70 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Pharmacological profile of the novel mammalian tachykinin hemokinin 1.
    Bellucci et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2002;135:266
  2. Identification, localization and receptor characterization of novel mammalian substance P-like peptides.
    Kurtz et al.
    Gene, 2002;296:205
  3. Hemokinin is a hematopoietic-specific tachykinin that regulates B lymphopoiesis.
    Zhang et al.
    Nature Immunol., 2000;1:392
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