oxytocin   

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2174

Abbreviated name: OT
Synonyms: Otx | Pitocin® | Syntocinon®
oxytocin is an approved drug (FDA (1980))
Comment: Endogenous oxytocin is a hormone and neuropeptide, which plays a role in social bonding, sexual reproduction and is required during and after childbirth. Purified oxytocin is used clinically.
Species: Human, Mouse, Rat
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2D Structure
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SMILES / InChI / InChIKey
Canonical SMILES CCC(C1NC(=O)C(Cc2ccc(cc2)O)NC(=O)C(N)CSSCC(NC(=O)C(NC(=O)C(NC1=O)CCC(=O)N)CC(=O)N)C(=O)N1CCCC1C(=O)NC(C(=O)NCC(=O)N)CC(C)C)C
Isomeric SMILES CC[C@@H]([C@@H]1NC(=O)[C@H](Cc2ccc(cc2)O)NC(=O)[C@@H](N)CSSC[C@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC1=O)CCC(=O)N)CC(=O)N)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@H](C(=O)NCC(=O)N)CC(C)C)C
InChI InChI=1S/C43H66N12O12S2/c1-5-22(4)35-42(66)49-26(12-13-32(45)57)38(62)51-29(17-33(46)58)39(63)53-30(20-69-68-19-25(44)36(60)50-28(40(64)54-35)16-23-8-10-24(56)11-9-23)43(67)55-14-6-7-31(55)41(65)52-27(15-21(2)3)37(61)48-18-34(47)59/h8-11,21-22,25-31,35,56H,5-7,12-20,44H2,1-4H3,(H2,45,57)(H2,46,58)(H2,47,59)(H,48,61)(H,49,66)(H,50,60)(H,51,62)(H,52,65)(H,53,63)(H,54,64)/t22-,25-,26-,27-,28-,29-,30-,31-,35-/m0/s1
InChI Key XNOPRXBHLZRZKH-DSZYJQQASA-N
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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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