oxytocin   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2174

Abbreviated name: OT
Synonyms: Otx | Pitocin® | Syntocinon®
Approved drug
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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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
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Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (1980))
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INN number INN
1480 oxytocin
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Otx | Pitocin® | Syntocinon®
Gene/Precursor Click here for help
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
OXT oxytocin/neurophysin I prepropeptide Human prepro-OXT-NP I (prepro-oxytocin-neurophysin I) neurophysin I, OT, oxytocin, prepro- (neurophysin I), oxytocin, prepropeptide
Oxt oxytocin Mouse prepro-OXT-NP I (prepro-oxytocin-neurophysin I) Oxy
Oxt oxytocin/neurophysin I prepropeptide Rat prepro-OXT-NP I (prepro-oxytocin-neurophysin I) OT-NPI, oxcytocin, oxytocin, Oxytocin/neurophysin, oxytocin-neurophysin 1, oxytocin/neurophysin 1 prepropeptide, oxytocin/neurophysin (Oxt) gene, complete gene, complete cds, oxytocin, prepropeptide, Rat oxytocin/neurophysin (Oxt) gene complete gene complete cds
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Specialist databases
GPCRdb Ligand oxytocin
Other databases
CAS Registry No. 50-56-6
ChEMBL Ligand CHEMBL395429
DrugBank Ligand DB00107
DrugCentral Ligand 2042
Ensembl Gene ENSRNOG00000021225 (Rn), ENSMUSG00000027301 (Mm), ENSG00000101405 (Hs)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651848
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000101405 (Hs)
PubChem CID 439302
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UniProtKB P01178 (Hs), P01179 (Rn), P35454 (Mm)
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