Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

50-56-6 - Oxytocin, 96% - Cys-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2 - J63421 - Alfa Aesar

J63421 Oxytocin, 96%

CAS Number
50-56-6
Synonyms
Cys-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5mg 154.50
25mg 632.42
Add to Cart Add to Quote Request View Item

Oxytocin, 96%

MDL
MFCD00076731
EINECS
200-048-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C43H66N12O12S2
Formula Weight
1007.19
Form
Lyophilized powder
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Oxytocin is used as a peptide hormone that acts predominantly as a neurotransmitter; stimulates uterine contraction and lactation, increases Na+ excretion; stimulates myometrial GTPase and phospholipase C.

Notes

Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Literature References

Inga D Neumann.; Simone A Kromer.; Nicola Toschi.; Karl Ebner. Brain oxytocin inhibits the (re)activity of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in male rats: involvement of hypothalamic and limbic brain regions.Regulatory Peptides.2000, (1-2), 31-38.

Roxanne Deslauriers.; Ian C. P. Smith.; Roderich Walter. Conformation flexibility of the neurohypophyseal hormones oxytocin and lysine-vasopressin. Carbon-13 spin-lattice relaxation study of backbone and side chains.J. Am. Chem. Soc.1974, (7), 2289-2291.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H361

Fatal if swallowed. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P281-P264-P270-P301+P310-P308+P313-P321-P330-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Use personal protective equipment as required. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Specific treatment (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6979
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2937.19
TSCA
No
RTECS
RS7534000

Recommended

Recently Viewed

Chemicals

Life Science

Metals & Materials

Catalysts

Analytical & Labware