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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Pharmachem offers a casein decapeptide ingredient that studies have shown helps combat the depleting effects of stress (mental stress, situational stress), provides mood stability, and also promotes more restful sleep.
Triptorelin, which is currently marketed in over 80 countries for numerous indications including CPP, is a synthetic decapeptide agonist analogue.
These patients had down-regulation with long protocol by use of injection decapeptide, (Ferring, Copenhagen NV) and COS with recombinant FSH for a period of 12+- two days.
The decapeptide GnRH binds to GNRHR, initiating a cell signaling cascade involving G proteins, typically Gaq, activates phospholipase Cb resulting in the production of second messengers inositol triphosphate (IP3), diacylglycerol and calcium with subsequent secretion of both FSH and LH (Kim et al.
The synthesis and release of both hormones are stimulated by the hypothalamic decapeptide gonadotrophin-releasing hormones (GnRH) [12].
Upon release into the circulation system, renin cleaves angiotensinogen to produce Angiotensin I (Ang I), which is an inactive decapeptide.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme converts the inactive decapeptide, angiotensine I to the active octapeptide and potent vasoconstrictor angiotensin II, which is the main product of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) [12].
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.
The decapeptide KTC-Y (KTCENLADTY) was synthesized and purchased from SBS biocompany, Beijing, China.
Loloatins A-D, cyclic decapeptide antibiotics produced in culture by a tropical marine bacterium.
Having observed the calming effect drinking milk has on babies, researchers at Ingredia Nutritional used a well-known digestive enzyme to develop Lac-tium, a milk casein hydrolysate containing a bioactive decapeptide with relaxing properties.