cosyntropin

Ligand id: 6965

Name: cosyntropin

Classification
Compound class Peptide or derivative
Approved drug? Yes (source: FDA (1970))
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
2255 tetracosactide
Synonyms
Cortrosyn®
Database Links
ChEMBL Ligand CHEMBL2103784
DrugBank Ligand DB01284
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Wikipedia Cosyntropin
Comments
This is a synthetic peptide forming the fully active portion of cortocotropin and stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce and secrete adrenocortical hormones by the same mechanism as the natural peptide.