Biological ActivityLitorin is an amphibian bombesin-like peptide. Stimulates smooth muscle contraction, gastrin release, gastric acid and pancreatic secretion, and suppresses food intake in vivo.
(Modifications: X = Glp, Met-9 = C-terminal amide)
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Parallel bioassay of bombesin and litorin, a bombesin-like peptide from the skin of Litoria aurea.
Endean et al.
Litorin suppresses food intake in rats.
Kulkosky and Gibbs
Life Sci., 1982;31:685
Comparison of the peptide structural requirements for high affinity interaction with bombesin receptors.
Lin et al.
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