Product overview

Name Oxytocin
Description Reproductive hormone. Neuropeptide.
Biological description

Oxytocin is a reproductive hormone and neuropeptide which is involved in reproduction and many other physiological and pathophysiological processes.

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Solubility & Handling

Storage instructions -20°C (desiccate)
Solubility overview Soluble in water (1 mg/ml)
Important This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use



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Chemical Data

Chemical name CYIQNCPLG (Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, disulfide bridge between 1 - 6)
Molecular Weight 1007.19
Chemical structure Oxytocin [50-56-6] Chemical Structure
Molecular Formula C43H66N12O12S2
Sequence (one letter) CYIQNCPLG
Sequence (three letter) Cys-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Leu-Gly
Modifications Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, disulfide bridge between 1 - 6
CAS Number 50-56-6
PubChem identifier 439302
SMILES CC[C@H](C)[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)N[C@@H](CSSC[C@@H](C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)N1)CC2=CC=C(C=C2)O)N)C(=O)N3CCC[C@H]3C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)NCC(=O)N)CC(=O)N)CCC(=O)N
InChiKey CC[C@H](C)[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)N[C@@H](CSSC[C@@H](C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)N1)CC2=CC=C(C=C2)O)N)C(=O)N3CCC[C@H]3C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)NCC(=O)N)CC(=O)N)CCC(=O)N
MDL number MFCD00076731
Protein length 9

References for Oxytocin

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