Oxytocin

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Oxytocin
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Description: Involved in uterine contraction and lactation
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Biological Activity

Neurohypophyseal peptide. Stimulates uterine contraction and lactation.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
1007.19
Formula:
C43H66N12O12S2
Sequence:
CYIQNCPLG

(Modifications: Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 6)

Solubility:
Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
50-56-6

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. Vasopressin and oxyt. receptors in the central nervous system.
    Barberis and Tribolle
    Crit.Rev.Neurobiol., 1996;10:119
  2. Signal transduction pathways of the human V1-vascular V2-renal, V3-pituitary vasopressin and oxyt. receptors.
    Thibonnier et al.
    Prog.Brain Res., 1998;119:147

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Applied to smooth muscle in tissue bath
By John Broad on 01/05/2018
Species: Rat

Applied to rat uterus and human smooth muscle


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