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Orexin A, human, bovine, rat, mouse - J65378 - Alfa Aesar

J65378 Orexin A, human, bovine, rat, mouse

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Orexin A, human, bovine, rat, mouse

MDL
MFCD07369024

Chemical Properties

Formula
C152H243N47O44S4
Formula Weight
3561.09
Form
Solid
Solubility
Soluble in water at 1mg/ml

Applications

appetite regulation, wakefulness, locomotor activity, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity, and pain thresholds. Orexin signaling is activated by nutrient depletion, causing an increase in food intake by delaying the signals of satiety. It activates the orexin-1 and -2 receptors with equal affinity.

Notes

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

Literature References

R.J. Rodgers; Y. Ishii; J.C.G. Halford; J.E. Blundell. Orexins and appetite regulation. Neuropeptides. 2002, 36, (5), 303-325.

Schwartz, M.W. Orexins and appetite: The big picture of energy homeostasis gets a little bigger. Nat Med. 1998, 4, 385-386.

Other References

Merck
14,6866
Harmonized Tariff Code
2937.19
TSCA
No

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