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glossary:octreotide [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +<​chemical>​ D-phenylalanyl-l-cysteinyl-l-phenylalanyl-d-tryptophyl-l-lysyl-l-threonyl-n-(2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl)-l-cysteinamide cyclic (2-7)-disulfide. A potent, long-acting somatostatin octapeptide analog which has a wide range of physiological actions. It inhibits growth hormone secretion, is effective in the treatment of hormone-secreting tumours from various organs, and has beneficial effects in the management of many pathological states including diabetes mellitus, orthostatic hypertension,​ hyperinsulinism,​ hypergastrinaemia,​ and small bowel fistula. ​
 +Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, hormonal, gastrointestinal agents, hormones, synthetic. ​
 +Chemical name: L-Cysteinamide,​ D-phenylalanyl-L-cysteinyl-L-phenylalanyl-D-tryptophyl-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-N-(2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl)-,​ cyclic (2-7)-disulfide,​ (R-(R*,​R*))- ​
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