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.
|Explanation||Linaclotide is a 14-amino acid peptide indicated for the treatment of adults with CC and IBS-C; agonist of guanylate cyclase C|
|Synonyms/Alias||Linaclotide; Linzess; UNII-N0TXR0XR5X|
|Sequence||Three Letter Code: H-Ala-Val-Ser-Glu-His-Gln-Leu-Leu-His-Asp-Lys-Gly-Lys-Ser-Ile-Gln-Asp-Leu-Arg-Arg-Arg-Glu-Leu-Leu-Glu-Lys-Leu-Leu-Aib-Lys-Leu-His-Thr-Ala-NH2|
|Application||Linaclotide is apeptide agonist of guanylate cyclase 2C. It was approved by the FDA in August 2012 for the treatment in adults of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).|
|Biological Activity||Linaclotide is an peptide agonist of guanylate cyclase 2C that is undergoing clinical trials for use in treating abdominal pain in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) accompanied by constipation.|
|Shipping Condition||Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere.|
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