Orexigenic neuropeptide QRFP
Cleaved into the following chain:
Pyroglutamylated arginine-phenylalanine-amide peptide
Store at -20°C, for extended storage, conserve at -20°C or -80°C.
Repeated freezing and thawing is not recommended. Store working aliquots at 4°C for up to one week.
Stimulates feeding and grooming behavior, metabolic rate and locomotor activity and increases blood pressure. May have orexigenic activity. May promote aldosterone secretion by the adrenal gland.
RFamide neuropeptide family
Expressed in the brain with highest expression levels in the hypothalamus and optic nerve. Also expressed in the trachea and mammary gland.