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258279-04-8 - Ghrelin, human - J64943 - Alfa Aesar

J64943 Ghrelin, human

CAS Number
258279-04-8
Synonyms

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1mg 285.00
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Ghrelin, human

MDL
MFCD07366494

Chemical Properties

Formula
C149H249N47O42
Formula Weight
3370.85
Form
Solid
Solubility
Soluble in water, and 5% acetic acid.

Applications

The GHS-R (growth hormone secretagogue receptor) potently stimulates growth hormone release from the pituitary gland in vivo and in vitro. It stimulates food intake and transduces signals to hypothalamic regulatory nuclei that control energy homeostasis. Ghrelin (human) is an activator of GHS-R1a.

Notes

Store in cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents, heat. Store in refrigerator.

Literature References

Masayasu Kojima; Hiroshi Hosoda; Yukari Date; Masamitsu Nakazato; Hisayuki Matsuo; & Kenji Kangawa. Ghrelin is a growth-hormone-releasing acylated peptide from stomach. Nature. 1999, 402, 656-660.

Jesus A. Gutierrez; Patricia J. Solenberg; Douglas R. Perkins; Jill A. Willency; Michael D. Knierman; Zhaoyan Jin; Derrick R. Witcher; Shuang Luo; Jude E. Onyia and John E. Hale. Ghrelin octanoylation mediated by an orphan lipid transferase. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2008, 105,(17), 6320-6325.

Other References

Merck
14,4418
Harmonized Tariff Code
2934.99
TSCA
No

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