Kisspeptin 10 human YNWNSFGLRF-amide
Most potent member of the kisspeptin family. Involved in placental development and implantation.
Catalogue number crb1000220 Molecular Weight 1302.4 Sequence (one letter code) YNWNSFGLRF-amide Sequence (three letter code) H-Tyr-Asn-Trp-Asn-Ser-Phe-Gly-Leu-Arg-Phe-NH2 Molecular Weight 1302.4 Purity >95% Storage -20°C References
Javanmard and Golzar (2015) The Effects of kisspeptin-10 on Migration and Proliferation of Endothelial Cell. Adv. Biomed. Res. 4(1) 41 PMID: 25789267
De Bond and Smith (2014) Kisspeptin and energy balance in reproduction. Reproduction 147(3) R53 PMID: 24327738
Uenoyama et al (2016) The roles of kisspeptin revisited: inside and outside the hypothalamus. J. Reprod. Dev. 62(6) 537 PMID: 27478063
The biologically active C-terminal region of human Kisspeptin. Kisspeptin, is cleaved from a 145 amino acid precursor to a 54 amino acid peptide in humans and a 52 amino acid peptide in mice. Smaller isoforms of 14, 13 and 10 amino acids have also been isolated, each sharing the common C-terminal sequence. Kisspeptin-10 (KP-10) is the most potent member of the kisspeptin family and the plasma half-life of is approximately 6 fold shorter than KP-54. KP-10 is produced by the trophoblast cells in the first trimester of pregnancy and inhibits cell migration primary trophoblasts which is essential for placental invasion.
Kisspeptin, a product of the KISS1 gene, is a hypothalamic neuropeptide that stimulates gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GNRH) neurons and drives fertility. Kisspeptin binds specifically to the G-protein-coupled receptor-54, now known as Kiss1r, which is expressed in almost all GNRH neurons. Kiss1r is also expressed in other areas of the brain and periphery, highlighting other possible roles for kisspeptin outside of reproduction