Neurohypophyseal peptide. Stimulates uterine contraction and lactation.
(Modifications: Gly-9 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge between 1 - 6)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1007.19. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||0.99 mL||4.96 mL||9.93 mL|
|5 mM||0.2 mL||0.99 mL||1.99 mL|
|10 mM||0.1 mL||0.5 mL||0.99 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.1 mL||0.2 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Barberis and Tribolle (1996) Vasopressin and oxytocin receptors in the central nervous system. Crit.Rev.Neurobiol. 10 119 PMID: 8853957
Thibonnier et al (1998) Signal transduction pathways of the human V1-vascular V2-renal, V3-pituitary vasopressin and oxytocin receptors. Prog.Brain Res. 119 147 PMID: 10074787
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Keywords: Involved uterine contraction lactation OT Receptors agonists Oxytocin Receptors
1 Citation for Oxytocin
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Oxytocin include:
Spaethling et al (2014) Serotonergic neuron regulation informed by in vivo single-cell transcriptomics. Hypertension 28 771 PMID: 24192459
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