H-D-Phe-Cys-Phe-D-Trp-Lys-Thr-Cys-L-threoninol acetate salt (Disulfide bond)
Long-term Storage Conditions
Octreotide is used for the treatment of growth hormone producing tumors and bleeding esophageal varices. It is also used in nuclear medicine imaging by labelling with indium-111.
Octreotide acetate is a longer acting synthetic octapeptide analog of naturally occurring somatostatin. It inhibits the secretion of gastro-entero-pancreatic peptide hormones and the release of growth hormone.
Areas of Interest
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