Vasopressin

  • Tonephin
  • Pituitrin
  • Antidiuretic hormone
  • beta-Hypophamine
  • Pitressin
  • 1,2-Dithia-5,8,11,14,17-pentaazacycloeicosane, cyclic peptide deriv.
Formula
C48H65N15O12S2
Uses
A peptide hormone released from the posterior pituitary. Its primary function in the body is to regulate extracellular fluid volume by affecting renal handling of water.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
11000-17-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-236-2
RTECS
YW8200000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
8185271
Beilstein Reference
-
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C48H65N15O12S2
Formula mass
1084.23

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

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