Bioactive fragment of nociceptin. ORL1 (NOP) receptor agonist.
Orphanin FQ (1-7)
Biological descriptionBioactive fragment of nociceptin. ORL1 (NOP) receptor agonist. Reduces nociception induced hyperalgesia and displays antinociceptive activity.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in water
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one week. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
References for Nociceptin (1-7) (Orphanin FQ (1-7)) (ab120741)
This product has been referenced in:
Katsuyama S et al. Antinociceptive effects of spinally administered nociceptin/orphanin FQ and its N-terminal fragments on capsaicin-induced nociception. Peptides32:1530-5 (2011).
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Kotlinska J & Rafalski P [Nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ)--the opioid, antiopioid or neuromodulator?]. Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online)58:209-15 (2004).
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