oxytocin

Ligand id: 2174

Name: oxytocin

Abbreviated name: OT

Species: Human, Mouse, Rat

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the induction of labour.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Binding of the oxytocin receptor by leads to an increase in intracellular calcium levels which acts as an inducer of uterine contractions.
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