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Product name: CREKA

Catalog#: 1809077



Sequence: Cys-Arg-Glu-Lys-Ala

M.W: 605.71

M.F.: C23H43N9O8S

Purity: 95% by HPLC

Counter ion: Trifluoacetate

Format: Lyophilized powder

Description: The tumor-homing peptide Cys-Arg-Glu-Lys-Ala (CREKA) is a short linear pentapeptide that recognizes clotted plasma proteins and selectively homes in on tumors. Interestingly, this tumor-homing peptide has attracted special attention as it homes in on tumors amplifying its own homing activity by stimulating platelet clot formation. The experimental results obtained indicate that CREKA-modified nanoparticles accumulate in tumor vessels, where they induce additional local clotting and thereby produce new binding sites for more nanoparticles in tumor tissues without causing clotting in normal tissues.

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Usage: For Scientific Research Use Only, Not for Human Use.



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