Tetracosactide is a synthetic peptide, which corresponds to the first 24 amino acids of the naturally occurring hormone ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone). It stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce corticosteroids, mineralocorticoids, and, to a lesser extent, androgens.
|Explanation||Pentagastrin is a synthetic pentapeptide that has effects like gastrin. When given parenterally it stimulates the secretion of gastric acid, pepsin and intrinsic factor.|
|Synonyms/Alias||AY 6608; ICI 50123; NSC 367746; Boc-(β-Ala13)-Gastrin (13-17); Boc-β-Ala-CCK-4; Peptavlon; D01631|
|Sequence||One Letter Code: Boc-β-AWMDF|
Three Letter Code: Boc-β-Ala-Trp-Met-Asp-Phe-NH2
|Application||Pentagastrin has been used as a diagnostic aid as the pentagastrin-stimulated calcitonin test. Pentagastrin is also used as a stimulation test to elevate of several hormones, such as serotonin.|
|Purity||>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)|
|Source#||Synthetic||Long-term Storage Conditions||Soluble in DMSO, not in water||Shipping Condition||Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.|
|CAT#||Product Name||M.W||Molecular Formula||Inquiry|
|10-101-119||Pergolide Mesylate Salt||Inquiry|
|10-101-29||Secretin (human) Hydrochloride||Inquiry|
|10-101-52||Substance P Acetate||Inquiry|
|10-101-99||Secretin (porcine) Hydrochloride||Inquiry|
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