Alpha Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone

Synthetic Alpha Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone

Product Type
Purified Protein
Specificity
Alpha Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone

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6045-0504
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Synthetic alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone

Peptide sequence: Ac-SYSMEHFRWGKPV-NH2. Alpha-MSH is a peptide hormone produced in the anterior pituitary gland involved in melanin production and deposition. It is also associated with the actions and production of proinflammatory cytokines such as TNF-α.

Product Form
Purified synthetic peptide - liquid
Preparation
Solid phase synthesis
Buffer Solution
Acetate salt
Preservative Stabilisers
See Buffer solution.
Purity
>95% by HPLC
Approx. Protein Concentrations
Total protein concentration 1.0 mg/ml
Protein Molecular Weight
1,665
Regulatory
For research purposes only
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch

Store at -20oC only.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted.

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
ELISA
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.

Synonyms
Alpha MSH
UniProt
P01189
Entrez Gene
POMC
GO Terms
GO:0005179 hormone activity
GO:0005615 extracellular space
GO:0030141 stored secretory granule
GO:0006091 generation of precursor metabolites and energy
GO:0007218 neuropeptide signaling pathway
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling
GO:0008217 regulation of blood pressure
GO:0010552 positive regulation of gene-specific transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
GO:0016486 peptide hormone processing
GO:0031781 type 3 melanocortin receptor binding
GO:0031782 type 4 melanocortin receptor binding
GO:0032098 regulation of appetite
GO:0032720 negative regulation of tumor necrosis factor production
GO:0033059 cellular pigmentation
GO:0034641 cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
GO:0042446 hormone biosynthetic process
GO:0070996 type 1 melanocortin receptor binding
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