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Octreotide Acetate Properties

Octreotide Acetate

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Description

 

Octreotide Acetate is a very potent inhibitor of many hormones such as growth hormone, glucagon and insulin. Octreotide acetate Peptide mimics the effects of natural hormone somatostatin. Octreotide Acetate is the water-soluble acetate salt of a cyclic octapeptide.It is used in the treatment of diarrhea associated with carcinoid tumors, and profuse watery diarrhea associated with vasoactive intestinal peptide tumors (VIPoma). Octreotide Acetate is also a treatment for acromegaly.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 79517-01-4
Molecular Formula C??H??N??O??S?
Synonyms D-Phenylalanyl-L-cysteinyl-L-phenylalanyl-D-tryptophyl-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-N-[(1R,2R)-2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl]-L-cysteinamide Cyclic (2-7)-Disulfide Acetate;SMS 201-995ac;Sandostatin;Sandostatin LAR