Fragment 176-191

The fragment 176-191 is a fragment of the Human Growth Hormone amino acid sequence which is being invesstigated for its lipolytic effects.

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This information is for educational purposes only. THE PRODUCTS DESCRIBED HEREIN ARE FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY. All clinical research must be conducted with oversight from the appropriate Institutional Review Board (IRB). All preclinical research must be conducted with oversight from the appropriate Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) following the guidelines of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA)


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Storage: Lyophilized peptide should be stored at -20°C (freezer), and the reconstituted peptide solution at 4°C (refrigerated). Do not freeze once reconstituted.

Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 0.5 × 0.5 × 1 in


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