Eledoisin

(rINN)
Synonyms: ELD-950; Eledoisina; Élédoïsine; Eledoisinum. 5-Oxo-Pro-ProSer-Lys-Asp-Ala-Phe-Ile-Gly-Leu-Met-NH 2 .
Cyrillic synonym: Эледоизин.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C54H85N13O15S = 1188.4.
CAS — 69-25-0 (eledoisin); 10129-92-7 (eledoisin trifluoroacetate).

💊 Profile

Eledoisin is a peptide extracted from the posterior salivary glands of certain small octopuses (Eledone spp., Mollusca), or obtained by synthesis. Its actions resemble those of substance P; it is a potent vasodilator and increases capillary permeability. It has been given as the trifluoroacetate in eye drops to stimulate lachrymal secretion in Sjögren’s syndrome and other dry eye conditions.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Spain: Eloisin.
Published May 08, 2019.