Overview

  • Product name

    Hexarelin, a ghrelin analogue
  • Description

    Highly potent growth hormone secretagogue receptor agonist
  • Biological description

    Highly potent growth hormone secretagogue receptor agonist (IC50 = 18 pM). Inhibits apoptosis. Ghrelin analogue. Cardioprotective agent. Active in vivo and in vitro.
  • Purity

    > 95%
  • CAS Number

    140703-51-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Guerlavais V  et al. New active series of growth hormone secretagogues. J Med Chem 46:1191-203 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 12646029) »
  • Orkin RD  et al. Rapid desensitisation of the GH secretagogue (ghrelin) receptor to hexarelin in vitro. J Endocrinol Invest 26:743-7 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 14669829) »
  • Rossoni G  et al. Protectant activity of hexarelin or growth hormone against postischemic ventricular dysfunction in hearts from aged rats. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 32:260-5 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9700988) »

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