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T3149 Sigma

Tocinoic acid

≥97% (HPLC)

Synonym: [Ile3]-Pressinoic acid

  • CAS Number 34330-23-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C30H44N8O10S2

  • Molecular Weight 740.85

  •  MDL number MFCD00076737

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900110

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Related Categories Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Cytokines, Growth Factors and Hormones, Hormones, Oxytocin,
InChI Key   ITRWUGOBSKHPTA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥97% (HPLC)
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Amino Acid Sequence

Cys-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys [Disulfide bridge: 1-6]

Other Notes

N-terminal hexapeptide fragment of oxytocin.

Application

Tocinoic acid is an oxytocin receptor antagonist and is used to study effects of oxytocin and 5-HT1A receptors on the prosocial effects of 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA; ecstasy). It can also be used as a test compound for studying whether the release of protein disulfide isomerase activity is stimulated by activated platelets or not.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Tocinoic acid contains the ring structure of oxytocin that inhibits the release of melanocyte-stimulating hormones (MSH) the rat pituitary in vitro.

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Amplified Detection

Amicon Ultra Centrifugal Filters
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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