CAS Number: 58889-67-1
Molecular Weight: 1671.9
Salt Form: TFA
Sequence (3-letter): Glp-Leu-Tyr-Glu-Asn-Lys-Pro-Arg-Arg-Pro-Tyr-Ile-Leu-OH (Glp = Pyroglutamic acid)
Sequence (1-letter): (Glp)LYENKPRRPYIL-OH
Storage: -20 °C or below
Solubility: water (0.7 mg/mL)
Neurotensin (NT) is a brain and gastrointestinal peptide with many central and peripheral functions. It is a neurotransmitter-like hypothalamic peptide that lowers blood pressure, increases vascular permeability, and increases blood levels of glucagon, glucose, growth hormone, and prolactin in rats. NT acts as modulator of dopamine transmission and exerts potent hypothermic and analgesic effects. Peripherally, NT acts as a paracrine and endocrine modulator of the digestive tract and cardiovascular system
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