OBO ID: CHEBI:78364
Term Name: vasotocin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-{[(4R,7S,10S,13S,16S,19R)-19-amino-7-(2-amino-2-oxoethyl)-10-(3-amino-3-oxopropyl)-13-[(2S)-butan-2-yl]-16-(4-hydroxybenzyl)-6,9,12,15,18-pentaoxo-1,2-dithia-5,8,11,14,17-pentaazacycloicosan-4-yl]carbonyl}-L-prolyl-L-arginylglycinamide
  • 8-Arg-vasotocin
  • [8-arginine]-oxytocin
  • Arg-vasotocin
  • arginine vasotocin
  • argiprestocin
  • argiprestocina
  • argiprestocine
  • argiprestocinum
  • AVT
Definition: A heterodetic cyclic peptide that is homologous to oxytocin and vasopressin. It is a pituitary hormone that acts as an endocrine regulator for water balance, osmotic homoeostasis and is involved in social and sexual behavior in non-mammalian vertebrates.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available