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Name: Vasopressins
PubChem Compound ID: 11979316
Description: Antidiuretic hormones released by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS of all vertebrates (structure varies with species) to regulate water balance and OSMOLARITY. In general, vasopressin is a nonapeptide consisting of a six-amino-acid ring with a cysteine 1 to cysteine 6 disulfide bridge or an octapeptide containing a CYSTINE. All mammals have arginine vasopressin except the pig with a lysine at position 8. Vasopressin, a vasoconstrictor, acts on the KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS to increase water reabsorption, increase blood volume and blood pressure.
Molecular formula: C92H130N28O24S4
Molecular weight: 2140.45 g/mol
Tonephin; Pituitrin; ADH; Vasopressin (JP15/USP); Inyectable de vasopresina [INN-Spanish]; Vasopressine; Vasopressina; Vasopressinum; Antidiuretic hormone; EINECS 234-236-2.
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