Eledoisin

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CAS number: 
69-25-0 (net)
10129-92-7 (acetate)

Sequence
Pyr-Pro-Ser-Lys-Asp-Ala-Phe-Ile-Gly-Leu-Met-NH2

Molecular formula: C54H85N13O15S

Molecular weight: 1188.4 a.m.u.

Fields of Application
Dry eye
Sjogren’s syndrome

Description
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.

Administration:
Eye drops.

Eledoisin