Neurotensin-related hexapeptide

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MedKoo CAT#: 598377

CAS#: 85213-84-9

Description: Neurotensin-related hexapeptide is found in retinal ganglion cells and in their central projections in pigeons. Neurotensin-related hexapeptide may be utilized as a neuroactive substance by the central terminals of numerous retinal ganglion cells in birds.

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Neurotensin-related hexapeptide is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 598377
Name: Neurotensin-related hexapeptide
CAS#: 85213-84-9
Chemical Formula: C36H58N8O9
Exact Mass: 746.4327
Molecular Weight: 746.9
Elemental Analysis: C, 57.89; H, 7.83; N, 15.00; O, 19.28

Synonym: Neurotensin-related hexapeptide; Lant-6; Lysyl-asparaginyl-prolyl-tyrosyl-isoleucyl-leucinol;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: L-lysyl-L-asparaginyl-L-prolyl-L-tyrosyl-L-isoleucyl-L-leucine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C36H58N8O9/c1-5-21(4)30(34(50)42-27(36(52)53)17-20(2)3)43-32(48)25(18-22-11-13-23(45)14-12-22)40-33(49)28-10-8-16-44(28)35(51)26(19-29(39)46)41-31(47)24(38)9-6-7-15-37/h11-14,20-21,24-28,30,45H,5-10,15-19,37-38H2,1-4H3,(H2,39,46)(H,40,49)(H,41,47)(H,42,50)(H,43,48)(H,52,53)/t21-,24-,25-,26-,27-,28-,30-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: CC(C)C[C@@H](C(O)=O)NC([C@H]([C@@H](C)CC)NC([C@H](CC1=CC=C(O)C=C1)NC([C@H]2N(C([C@H](CC(N)=O)NC([C@H](CCCCN)N)=O)=O)CCC2)=O)=O)=O

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

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