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Argipressin

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CAT#
10-101-70
Synonyms/Alias
Arg-Vasopressin; Argipressin; Argipressin Tannate; Arginine vasopressin; Pitressin; Argipressina; Argipresina; Argipressine; Argipressinum
CAS No.
113-79-1
Sequence
Cys-Tyr-Phe-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Arg-Gly-NH2 (Disulfide bond 1-6)
M.W/Mr.
1084.21
Molecular Formula
C46H65N15O12S2
Source
Synthetic
Long-term Storage Conditions
−20°C
Application
Argipressin regulates the body's retention of water, and increases peripheral vascular resistance. It plays a key role in homeostasis, social behavior, sexual motivation and pair bonding, and maternal responses to stress.
Description
Vasopressin, also known as arginine vasopressin (AVP), antidiuretic hormone (ADH), or argipressin, is a neurohypophysial hormone found in most mammals. Its two primary functions are to retain water in the body and to constrict blood vessels.
Areas of Interest
Cardiovascular System & Diseases, Pituitary & Hypothalamic Hormones, Veterinary Medicine
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