Product Details
Catalog Number: RA21007
Applications: ICC, IF
Type: Rabbit IgG
Immunogen: Synthetic Leu5-enkephalin (H-Tyr-Gly-Gly-Phe-Leu-OH) conjugated through N-terminal tyrosine to BSA.
Format B: liquid
Species Reactivity: Rat
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leu-enkephalin (tyr-gly-gly-phe-leu) is a pentapeptide which compete with and mimic the effects of opiate drugs. It is involved in modulation of nociceptive pain.

Cross-reactivity (%)

  • Leu5-Enkephalin                  100
  • Met5-Enkephalin                   0.93
  • beta-Endorphin                     0.01
  • beta-Lipotropin                     0.01

Image: Immunofluorescent detection of Leu-Enkephalin in rat spinal cord dorsal horn (red color). 


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