Biological ActivityDesmopressin is a synthetic vasopressin analog that acts as an agonist at V1B and V2 receptors (EC50 values are 11.4 and 23.9 nM and Ki values are 5.84 and 65.9 nM respectively). Prevents polycystic kidney disease formation and exhibits antidiuretic, antiproliferative, hemostatic and hypotensive activity in vivo.
(Modifications: X = Mpr, Arg-8 = D-Arg, Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, Cyclized = X-1 - Cys-6)
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Dynamic Modulation of Mouse Locus Coeruleus Neurons by Vasopressin 1a and 1b Receptors.
Authors: Campos-Lira Et al.
Front Neurosci 2019;12:919
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