Size : 1
P1(RMB) : 153
MW : 1084.3
One letter sequence : CYFQNCPRG-NH2 (C1&C6 bridge)
Molecular Formula : C46H65N15O12S2
Description : An antidiuretic peptide hormone that is released from the hypothalamus during periods of stress and implicated in a variety of physiological processes including diuresis, vasoregulation, thermoregulation and memory. AVP's primary functions include regulating water balance in animals (antidiuretic action) and arteriole contracting (vasopressor action), as it also affects the immune system.
Literature Reference : J. Bell et al., Intl. J. Immunopharmacol., 14, 92 (1992)