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Oxytocin

lyophilized powder, ~15 IU/mg solid (Prepared from synthetic oxytocin)

Synonym: α-Hypophamine, Oxytocic hormone

  • CAS Number 50-56-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C43H66N12O12S2

  • Molecular Weight 1007.19

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3586108

  •  MDL number MFCD00076731

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24897994

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Cytokines, Growth Factors and Hormones, Hormones, Oxytocin,
InChI Key   XNOPRXBHLZRZKH-DSZYJQQASA-N
form   lyophilized powder
storage temp.   2-8°C
Gene Information   human ... OXT(5020), OXTR(5021)
rat ... Oxtr(25342)

Description

Amino Acid Sequence

Cys-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2 [Disulfide Bridge: 1-6]

Biochem/physiol Actions

Stimulates uterine contraction and lactation; increases Na+ excretion; stimulates myometrial GTPase and phospholipase C.

Packaging

1000 I.U. in glass bottle

250 I.U. in poly bottle

Physical form

Lyophilized powder containing 3% oxytocin with mannitol and buffer salts.

Price and Availability


Amplified Detection

Amicon Ultra Centrifugal Filters
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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