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vasotocin


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A vasoactive peptide, closely related structurally to arginine vasopressin and oxytocin, that is secreted by the posterior pituitary gland in birds, reptiles, and some amphibians. It has the sequence

Cys‐Tyr‐Ile‐Gln‐Asn‐Cys‐Pro‐Arg‐Gly‐amide,

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Subjects: Chemistry.


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