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The Prize of Immunologists: the Vilon Peptide

Cell Proliferation and Gene Expression in Regards to Vilon

  Vilon peptide was developed in the 1990s by researchers at the Institute of Immunology in Moscow, Russia. The development of Vilon was part of a broader research program aimed at developing novel immunomodulatory peptides. The researchers were particularly interested in peptides that could regulate the activity of T-cells, a type of white blood cell...
Can Liraglutide Peptide Mitigate Obesity and Weight Gain?

Liraglutide: An activator of the GLP-1 receptor with potential benefits

  Liraglutide peptide is a synthetic analog of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), and it was developed to activate the GLP-1 receptor, increasing insulin secretion, decreasing glucagon secretion, and slowing gastric emptying.  Liraglutide has the following sequence: H-His-Ala-Glu-Gly-Thr-Phe-Thr-Ser-Asp-Val-Ser-Ser-Tyr-Leu-Glu-Gly-Gln-Ala-Ala-Lys(γ-Glu-palmitoyl)Glu-Phe-Ile-Ala-Trp-Leu-Val-Lys-Gly-Arg-Gly-OH. The modification in Liraglutide peptide is the addition of a fatty acid chain (palmitic acid) to the amino acid...
Modified GRF (1-29) and HGH Synthesis

Modified GRF (1-29) and HGH Synthesis

  Modified GRF (1-29) is a peptide hormone that is also known as CJC-1295 without DAC (Drug Affinity Complex). It is a synthetic analog of growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) and is designed to enhance the body's natural production of growth hormone. Similarly to other GHRH analogs, it appears to work by binding to the growth...
Therapeutic Applications of the ARA-290 Peptide

Potential Applications of the ARA-290 Peptide

  ARA-290 peptide is a promising molecule that has recently gained attention. This small, synthetic peptide is a derivative of erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone that stimulates the production of red blood cells. However, unlike EPO, ARA-290 does not appear to affect erythropoiesis and has been suggested to have potent tissue-protective effects. In this article, we...
Sermorelin Peptide Potential as a Growth Hormone Secretagogue

Sermorelin Peptide Potential as a Growth Hormone Secretagogue

  Sermorelin Acetate, a synthetic peptide, was developed to function as an analog of a naturally occurring hormone called growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH). While GHRH has 44 amino acids, Sermorelin peptide is truncated down to 29 amino acids. Sermorelin peptide is also known as the Growth Hormone Releasing Factor (1-29) or GRF (1-29). Sermorelin is...
MOTS-c Peptide and Insulin, Inflammation, and Metabolic Health

MOTS-c Peptide and Potential Effects on Insulin & Inflammation

  Peptides consist of chains of amino acids that play a crucial role in many biological processes. One such peptide, MOTS-c (mitochondrial ORF of the 12S rRNA type-c), has recently emerged as a potential key player in maintaining good health. MOTS-c is naturally produced in the human body, is found in mitochondria, and is considered...
Studies of Tirzepatide Peptide in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Studies of Tirzepatide in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

  Tirzepatide is a novel peptide that is a modified version of the human incretins called glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP), formerly known as gastric inhibitory peptide and GLP-1 (Glucagon-like peptide-1). The human duodenum and small intestines normally produce incretins after a meal, and an incretin’s function is to stimulate insulin production. This may help the...
Studies in Ipamorelin for Muscle Growth and Bone Density

Studies in Ipamorelin for Muscle Growth and Bone Density

  Ipamorelin, also known as NNC 26-0161, is a pentapeptide with the amino acid sequence Aib-His-D-2-Nal-D-Phe-Lys-NH2. Researchers suggest it may induce a peak in growth hormone (GH) synthesis by the pituitary gland via activating the growth hormone secretagogue receptors (GHS-Rs). In this respect, Ipamorelin is classified as a growth hormone secretagogue (GHS). It appears mimic...
Research in BPC-157 and the Digestive and Nervous Systems

Research in BPC-157 and the Digestive and Nervous Systems

  BPC-157 is a pentadecapeptide made of 15 amino acids and bears the sequence Gly-Glu-Pro-Pro-Pro-Gly-Lys-Pro-Ala-Asp-Asp-Ala-Gly-Leu-Val, and a molecular formula of C62H98N16O22. This is a fully synthetic peptide with a sequence not known to occur in nature. However, it is often termed a “gut peptide,” as it is suggested to have similar structure and properties to...
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