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).
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.
Published May 08, 2019.