decapeptide


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dec·a·pep·tide

(dek'ă-pep'tīd),
An oligopeptide containing 10 amino acids.

decapeptide

a polypeptide consisting of a chain of ten amino acids.
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The synthesis and release of both hormones are stimulated by the hypothalamic decapeptide gonadotrophin-releasing hormones (GnRH) [12].
Triptorelin is a synthetic decapeptide agonist analogue that was first registered in France in 1986 and is currently marketed in more than 80 countries in various indications including CPP.
Upon release into the circulation system, renin cleaves angiotensinogen to produce Angiotensin I (Ang I), which is an inactive decapeptide.
That is ACE converts the inactive decapeptide Angl into the biologically active octapeptide Ang ll by removing the dipeptide, His-Leu, from the C-terminal end of the Ang I molecule (Ito et al.
Loloatins A-D, cyclic decapeptide antibiotics produced in culture by a tropical marine bacterium.
Lactium, in development by Ingredia Nutritional scientists and research institutes since 1990, is an [alpha]s1-casein hydrolysate containing a bioactive decapeptide that boasts clinically proven relaxing properties.
FIRAZYR is a synthetic decapeptide (a peptide containing ten amino acids).
Genetic fusion of a non-toxic heat-stable enterotoxin-related decapeptide antigen to cholera toxin B-subunit.
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) is a hypothalamic decapeptide critical for normal mammalian reproduction.
Colistin is a decapeptide antibiotic produced by Bacillus polymyxa and has antibacterial activity mainly against gram-negative bacteria (Ziv, 1981).
It is a bioactive, decapeptide called alpha-casozepine.
Icatibant, a decapeptide, is being developed by Jerini AG of Berlin.