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O6137 Sigma

Orexin B human

≥97% (HPLC)

Synonym: Hypocretin 2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C123H212N44O35S

  • Molecular Weight 2899.34

  •  MDL number MFCD01635373

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Description

Amino Acid Sequence

Arg-Ser-Gly-Pro-Pro-Gly-Leu-Gln-Gly-Arg-Leu-Gln-Arg-Leu-Leu-Gln-Ala-Ser-Gly-Asn-His-Ala-Ala-Gly-Ile-Leu-Thr-Met-NH2

Biochem/physiol Actions

Orexins (hypocretins) comprise a family of hypothalamic peptides that are involved in the initiation of sleep and in feeding behavior. Orexin A stimulates food intake through activation of the OX1 receptor. Orexin B activates OX2 receptors. Both OX1 and OX2 receptors are involved in maintaining arousal. OX2 receptors appear to be inhibitory autoreceptors on orexin-containing neurons.

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Amicon Ultra Centrifugal Filters
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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Analysis

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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