Catalog Number: 2570
Alternate Names: Metastin (45-54), Kp-10
Biological Activity
Potent endogenous ligand for the Kisspeptin receptor (KISS1, GPR54). Binds with high affinity to rat and human KISS1 receptors with Ki values of 1.59 and 2.33 nM respectively. Inhibits metastasis and invasion in mouse melanomas and stimulates gonadotropin secretion following i.c.v. administration.
Technical Data
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  • Formula:
  • Sequence:

    (Modifications: Phe-10 = C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. The metastasis suppressor gene KiSS-1 encodes kisspeptins, the natural ligands of the orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR54.
    Kotani et al.
    J.Biol.Chem., 2001;276:34631
  2. Kisspeptin acts directly and indirectly to increase GnRH neuron activity and its effects are modulated by estradiol.
    Peilecka-Fortuna et al.
    Endocrinology, 2007;149:1979
  3. Activation of GPR54 promotes cell cycle arrest and apoptosis of human tumour cells through a specific transcriptional program not shared by other Gq-coupled receptors.
    Becker et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm., 2005;326:677

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Kisspeptin 10 (human) include:

Showing Results 1 - 4 of 4

  1. Differential stimulation of insulin secretion by GLP-1 and Kisspeptin-10.
    Authors: Schwetz Et al.
    PLoS One
  2. Implication of metastasis suppressor gene, Kiss-1 and its receptor Kiss-1R in colorectal cancer.
    Authors: Ji Et al.
  3. Kisspeptin-10 enhanced egg production in quails associated with the increase of triglyceride synthesis in liver.
    Authors: Wu Et al.
    Asian-Australas J Anim Sci
  4. Effects of kisspeptin-10 on lipid metabolism in cultured chicken hepatocytes.
    Authors: Wu Et al.
    Asian-Australas J Anim Sci
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