Molecular formula: C54H85N13O15S
Molecular weight: 1188.4 a.m.u.
Fields of Application
Eledoisin is a synthetic peptide originally found in the posterior salivary glands of certain small octopi (Eledone spp., Mollusca). It’s actions resemble those of Substance P; it is a potent vasodilator and increases capillary permeability. It has been given as eye drops to stimulate lachrymal secretion in Sjogren’s syndrome and other dry eye conditions.