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Vasotocin
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IUPAC name
Other names Argiprestocin; Arg-vasotocin; 8-Arg-vasotocin; Arginine vasotocin
Identifiers
CAS number 113-80-4
PubChem 68649
SMILES
Properties
Molecular formula C43H67N15O12S2
Molar mass 1050.22 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Vasotocin is an oligopeptide with properties similar to oxytocin and vasopressin, found in birds, fish, and amphibians. It has been found to have effects on the regulation of REM sleep.

Sources

  • Kales, Anthony. The Pharmacology of Sleep. Springer: 1995.

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