Des-Acyl Ghrelin (Human)

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Des-Acyl Ghrelin (Human)
Des-n-Octanoyl Ghrelin (Human)

4436-s 0.1 mg | 105.00 EUR

Gly – Ser – Ser – Phe – Leu – Ser – Pro – Glu – His – Gln – Arg – Val – Gln – Gln – Arg – Lys – Glu – Ser – Lys – Lys – Pro – Pro – Ala – Lys – Leu – Gln – Pro – Arg

(M.W. 3244.7) C141H235N47O41

Synthetic Product (Trifluoracetate Form)

The purity of Des-Acyl Ghrelin (Human) is guaranteed to be higher than 99% by HPLC

Des-Octanoylated Ghrelin with Distinct Effect on Food Intake

The fatty acid acylation of ghrelin seems to be essential for the strong GH-releasing activity. The Non-acylated form Des-n-Octanoyl Ghrelin does not bind to the ghrelin receptor and did not induce growth hormone release. Des-Acyl Ghrelin shows inotropic effects in papillary muscle and cardioprotective activity.


  1. M. Kojima, H. Hosoda, Y. Date, M. Nakazato, H. Matsuo and K. Kangawa, Nature, 402, 656 (1999) (Original)

The peptide Des-n-Octanoyl Ghrelin (Human) is distributed through Peptide Institute, Inc. under the license of Dr. K. Kangawa


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