Locustatachykinin I

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Locustatachykinin I
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Description: Insect tachykinin-related peptide (TRP)
Alternative Names: Lom-TK I
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Biological Activity

Locustatachykinin I is an insect tachykinin-related peptide (TRP) isolated from Locusta migratoria. Exhibits sequence homology with vertebrate tachykinins.

Technical Data


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

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
Desiccate at -20°C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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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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