38916-34-6 (net), 51110-01-1 (acetate)
H-Ala-Gly-Cys-Lys-Asn-Phe-Phe-Trp-Lys-Thr-Phe-Thr-Ser-Cys-OH acetate salt (Disulfide bond)
Long-term Storage Conditions
Somatostatin acetate is used in the treatment of severe, acute hemorrhages of gastroduodenal ulcers. It is also an experimental anti-diabetic agent.
Somatostatin is an inhibitor of growth hormone release from the anterior pituitary and suppresses the release of a variety of other hormones involved in the regulation of important physiological functions of the gastrointestinal tract.
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