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The authors discovered that a neuropeptide called PEN (proSAAS-associated amino acid sequence) binds and activates GPR83, a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) involved in the regulation of feeding. PEN and the closely related neuropeptide bigLEN are produced from proSAAS in brain, where they colocalize with each other and with GPR171 (also a GPCR). Both PEN and bigLEN can directly interact with GPR171. Coexpression of these two receptors in cell lines altered the signaling properties of both, suggesting functional interaction between them.
GPR83 is abundant in the hypothalamus and hippocampus, and it couples to two distinct G proteins: Gaq in the hypothalamus and Gai in the hippocampus. In both regions, most neuropeptides activate GPCRs coupled to Gai. Moreover, PEN was found to directly activate the GTP-binding site of Gaq in neuronal membranes, resulting in a phosphorylation of MAPKs (mitogen-activated protein kinases). This activation was inhibited by mPEN and the inverse agonist fasudil, which also blocked the binding of pens to GPR83.
BPC-157 is a Pentadecapeptide and a sample of a potential peptide therapy mediator, which has been known for its effective activities comcerning wound healing. In addition, studies have suggested that it can reverse some of the toxicity associated with certain prescribed drugs such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications by lowering potassium levels in the blood. High potassium levels can lead to muscle weakness and arrhythmias. peptide vials