nonapeptide


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non·a·pep·tide

(non'a-pep'tīd),
An oligopeptide containing nine amino acyl residues (for example, oxytocin).
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Of these naturally occurring lactotripeptides, IPP seems to be by far the most potent--about twice as effective in vitro compared with VPP Interestingly, IPP was discovered as part of a nonapeptide in snake venom, which actually led to the first antihypertensive ACE inhibiting drug, Captopril, in 1982.
In addition, there are a wide range of permeabilizers such as polycationic polymyxin B nonapeptide, which interact with and disorganize the anionic LPS thereby sensitizing the bacteria to hydrophobic antibiotics (Vaara and Vaara, 1983a, b).
A nonapeptide derived from stannin containing the sequence Cys-Trp-Cys was able to dealkylate TMT, followed by binding of the resulting DMT.
Utilizing Valera's Hydron Implant technology, Vantas(TM) has been designed for the continuous 12-month administration of histrelin, a synthetic nonapeptide agonist of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH).
NeuVax (nelipepimut-S) is reportedly the immunodominant nonapeptide derived from the extracellular domain of the HER2 protein, a well-established target for therapeutic intervention in breast carcinoma.
The Valera implant employs the Company's patented Hydron drug delivery platform to provide the continuous twelve-month administration of a controlled dose of histrelin, a synthetic nonapeptide agonist of the naturally occurring gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH).
Arginine vasopressin (AVP), also termed antidiuretic hormone, is a nonapeptide produced in the hypothalamus.