octapeptide


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oc·ta·pep·tide

(ok'tă-pep'tīd),
A peptide made up of eight amino acyl residues.

octapeptide

(ŏk′tə-pĕp′tīd)
n.
A polypeptide, such as angiotensin, that is composed of eight amino acids.

octapeptide

(ŏk″tă-pĕp′tĭd)
A peptide that contains eight amino acids.
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Immunogenicity of synthetic angiotensin II octapeptide and analysis of antibodies by passive haemagglutination.
Octreotide is an octapeptide analogue of somatostatin with a longer half-life but can be used intravenously in the same doses as somatostatin.
In the United States, the prolonged-release formulation of lanreotide, a synthetic octapeptide with biologic activity similar to that of naturally occurring somatostatin, is being marketed as Somatuline Depot.
In this work we studied the interaction of a synthetic amphipathic cyclic octapeptide Octa-1 with model lipid membranes.
the interaction of an octapeptide with the Fab fragment of the antibody SYA/J6, which is specific for the cell surface O-antigen polysaccharide of the pathogen Shigella flexneri Y, was determined by X-ray crystallography and solution calorimetry.
OM99-2 is based on an octapeptide Glu-Val-Asn-Leu-Ala-Ala-Glu-Phe (SEQ ID NO:28) with the Leu-Ala peptide bond substituted by a transition-state isostere hydroxyethylene group (FIG.
A synthetic octapeptide, CZEN 002 was developed from more than 25 years of original research in the US, Europe and Asia on peptide molecules derived from alpha-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone (a-MSH).
Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) and cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK) are endogenous neuropeptides known to inhibit intake of alcohol.
SANVAR([R]) (vapreotide acetate) is a synthetic octapeptide analogue of the naturally-occurring somatostatin hormone.
Transgenic mice expressing bovine PrP with a four extra repeat octapeptide insert mutation show a spontaneous, non-transmissible, neurodegenerative disease and an expedited course of BSE infection.
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 shortest known prion protein gene allele occurs in goats, has only three octapeptide repeats and is non-pathogenic.