Catalog Number: 2445
Biological Activity
Endogenous peptide derived from the same prepropeptide as ghrelin. Reported to suppress food intake and reduce body weight-gain in rats.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Sequence:

    (Modifications: Leu-23 = C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
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Background References
  1. Obestatin, a peptide encoded by the ghrelin gene, opposes ghrelin's effects on food intake.
    Zhang et al.
    Science, 2005;310:996
  2. Biomedicine. Separation of conjoined hormones yields appetite rivals.
    Nogueiras and Tschop
    Science, 2005;310:985
  3. Differential BBB interactions of three ingestive peptides: obestatin, ghrelin, and adiponectin.
    Pan and Kastin
    Peptides, 2006;27:911
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