Biological Activityd[Leu4,Lys8]-VP is a selective vasopressin V1B receptor agonist (Ki values are 0.16, 64, 100 and 3800 nM for V1B, oxytocin, V2 and V1A receptors respectively). Displays weak antidiuretic, vasopressor and in vitro oxytocic activities.
(Modifications: X = Mpr, Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between X-1 - Cys-6)
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Design and synthesis of the frist selective agonists for the rat vasopressin V1b receptor: based on modifications of deamino-[cys1]arginine vasopressin at positions 4 and 8.
Pena et al.
Pharmacological and physiological characterization of d[Leu4,Lys8]vasopressin, the first V1b-selective agonist for rat vasopressin/oxytocin receptors.
Pena et al.
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A circuit from hippocampal CA2 to lateral septum disinhibits social aggression.
Authors: Leroy Et al.
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