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Tetracosactide Acetate

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CAT#
10-101-01
Synonyms/Alias
Cosyntropin; Tetracosactrin; α1-24-Corticotropin; ACTH(1-24); 1-24-ACTH; 1-24-Corticotropin; ACTH 1-24; ACTH1-24; Cortosyn; Cortrosyn; Tetracosactide; Tetracosapeptide; ACTH (1-24); Tetracosactid; Tetracosactide; Cortrosinta; Actholain; Cortrosyn; Synacthen; Nuvacthen depot; Cortrophin S
CAS No.
16960-16-0
Sequence
H-Ser-Tyr-Ser-Met-Glu-His-Phe-Arg-Trp-Gly-Lys-Pro-Val-Gly-Lys-Lys-Arg-Arg-Pro-Val-Lys-Val-Tyr-Pro-OH acetate salt
M.W/Mr.
2933.5
Molecular Formula
C136H210N40O31S
Source
Synthetic
Long-term Storage Conditions
−20°C
Application
Tetracosactide is used for diagnostic purposes. It is suitable for treatment of adrenal insufficiency of central origin. It can also be used to diagnose Addison's disease.
Description
Tetracosactide is a synthetic peptide, which corresponds to the first 24 amino acids of the naturally occurring hormone ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone). It stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce corticosteroids, mineralocorticoids, and, to a lesser extent, androgens.
Areas of Interest
Hormonal therapy
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