What is Oxytocin?
Oxytocin (OT) is a peptide hormone that also acts as a neurotransmitter. It is a potential treatment for various neuropsychiatric disorders. The preferred method in clinical studies is intranasal delivery.
Oxytocin was discovered by Henry Dale in 1906. Its molecular structure was determined in 1952. It is also used as a medication to facilitate childbirth. In the early 1950s, American biochemist Vincent du Vigneaud found that oxytocin is made up of nine amino acids, and identified its amino acid sequence. In 1953 du Vigneaud carried out the synthesis of oxytocin, making it the first polypeptide hormone to be synthesized.
Here are some key points about oxytocin:
- Oxytocin is produced in the hypothalamus and released during sex, childbirth, and breastfeeding;
- It has physical and psychological effects, including a noticeable influence on social behavior and emotions;
- Research shows that it can help people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), anxiety, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Oxytocin vial, lyophilized powder (5mg)
Includes an empty spray for intranasal application.
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