Catalog Number: 2690
Alternate Names: Lom-TK I
Biological Activity
Insect tachykinin-related peptide (TRP) isolated from Locusta migratoria. Exhibits sequence homology with vertebrate tachykinins.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    938.05
  • Formula:
    C43H63N13O11
  • Sequence:
    GPSGFYGVR

    (Modifications: Arg-9 = C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    126985-97-5
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.
Background References
  1. Characterization of a receptor for insect tachykinin-like peptide agonists by functional expression in a stable Drosophila Schneider 2 cell line.
    Torfs et al.
    J.Neurochem., 2000;74:2182
  2. Inactivation of a tachykinin-like peptide: identification of four neuropeptide-degrading enzymes in neuronal membranes of insects from four different orders.
    Isaac et al.
    Peptides, 2002;23:725
  3. Locustatachykinin I and II, two novel insect neuropeptides with homology to peptides of the vertebrate tachykinin family.
    Schoofs et al.
    FEB Lett., 1990;261:397

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