Oxytocin-neurophysin 1

Description:

Description
  • Accession: P01178
  • Swissprot: NEU1_HUMAN
  • Organism: Homo sapiens
  • Gene: OXT
  • Target class: Secreted

Drug Relations:

oxytocin
A nonapeptide hormone released from the neurohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR). It differs from VASOPRESSIN by two amino acids at residues 3 and 8. Oxytocin acts on SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS, such as causing UTERINE CONTRACTIONS and MILK EJECTION. Bioactivity details MOA