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NPW Antibody (C-term) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession Q8N729
Peptide ID 91102087
Additional Information
Gene ID 283869
Other Names Neuropeptide W, Preproprotein L8, hPPL8, Neuropeptide W-23, NPW23, hL8, Neuropeptide W-30, NPW30, hL8C, NPW, PPL8, PPNPW
Format Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name NPW
Synonyms PPL8, PPNPW
Function Plays a regulatory role in the organization of neuroendocrine signals accessing the anterior pituitary gland. Stimulates water drinking and food intake. May play a role in the hypothalamic response to stress (By similarity). NPW23 activates GPR7 and GPR8 more efficiently than NPW30.
Cellular Location Secreted.
Tissue Location Detected at high levels in the substantia nigra, fetal kidney and trachea; at lower levels in testis, uterus, ovary and placenta. Not detectable in many regions of the central nervous system. Also detected at high levels in lymphoblastic leukemia and colorectal adenocarcinoma
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NPW is processed into 23- and 30-amino acid neuropeptides that bind and activate two G-protein coupled receptors in the central nervous system. The neuropeptides have been shown to enhance cortisol secretion from adrenal cells through the adenylate cyclase/protein kinase A signaling cascade. The preproprotein is translated using a non-AUG initiation codon that is inferred from analyses of the mouse ortholog. [provided by RefSeq].


Luttrell, L.M. Mol. Biotechnol. 39(3):239-264(2008)Singh, G., et al. Br. J. Pharmacol. 148(8):1033-1041(2006)

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Cat# BP9644b
(40 western blots)
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