Catalog Number: 1911
Alternate Names: Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (human, rat, mouse, rabbit, canine, porcine)
Biological Activity
Neuropeptide with many biological actions; plays a role in neurotransmission, smooth muscle relaxation and has trophic and mitogenic actions.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    3325.83
  • Formula:
    C147H238N44O42S
  • Sequence:
    HSDAVFTDNYTRLRKQMAVKKYLNSILN

    (Modifications: Asn-28 = C-terminal amide)

  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    40077-57-4
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. Molecular pharmacology and structure of VPAC receptors for VIP and PACAP.
    Laburthe and Couvineau
    Regul.Pept., 2002;108:165
  2. International Union of Pharmacology. XVIII. Nomenclature of receptors for vasoactive intestinal peptide and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide.
    Harmar et al.
    Pharmacol.Rev., 1998;50:265
Citations:

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for VIP (human, rat, mouse, rabbit, canine, porcine) include:

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  1. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Excites GnRH Neurons in Male and Female Mice.
    Authors: Piet Et al.
    Endocrinology. 2016;157:3621
  2. Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator dysfunction in VIP knockout mice.
    Authors: Alcolado Et al.
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2014;307:C195

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