Overview

  • Product name

    [Arg8]-Vasotocin, Peptide hormone
  • Description

    Peptide hormone present in the neurohypophysis
  • Biological description

    Peptide hormone present in the neurohypophysis. Related to vasopressin and oxytocin hormones. Mediates social signaling system in vivo. Oxytocic and vasoconstrictor agent. Active in vitro and in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 95%
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Mangiamele LA  et al. Pheromone exposure influences preoptic arginine vasotocin gene expression and inhibits social approach behavior in response to rivals but not potential mates. Brain Behav Evol 81:194-202 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23712040) »
  • Conklin DJ  et al. Pharmacological characterization of arginine vasotocin vascular smooth muscle receptors in the trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in vitro. Gen Comp Endocrinol 114:36-46 (1999). Read more (PubMed: 10094857) »
  • Mahlmann S  et al. Structure, function, and phylogeny of [Arg8]vasotocin receptors from teleost fish and toad. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:1342-5 (1994). Read more (PubMed: 7509069) »

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