Oxytocin is a hormone secreted by the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland, a pea-sized structure at the base of the brain. It's sometimes known as the "cuddle hormone" or the "love hormone," because it is released when people snuggle up or bond socially.
Oxytocin also promotes mother-child bonding. Studies show that female rats find pups to be aversive if [the females are] virgins, But once they give birth, the brain is transformed, so they find the pups irresistible. Similar research findings have been shown in humans.
Research has shown the following potential benefits of Oxytocin:
- Helps with social bonding and building relationships.
- Boosts ability to cope with stress.
- May reduce cravings for food.
Purity, Formulation & Physical Appearance
iPharmix Oxytocin has a peptide purity level that exceeds 99.0% as determined by HPLC. This peptide was synthesized with no additives and is supplied as a white lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.
Solubility & Storage
It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Oxytocin in bacteriostatic water, which can then be further diluted in other aqueous solutions. Lyophilized Oxytocin although stable at room temperature for 90 days, should be stored between 2-8°C. Upon reconstitution, Oxytocin should be stored between 2-8°C out of direct light for up to 14 days. For future use store below -18°C. Prevent repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED AS A RESEARCH CHEMICAL ONLY. This designation allows the use of research chemicals strictly for in vitro testing and laboratory experimentation only. This product is not a drug and has not been approved by the FDA to prevent or cure any medical condition or disease. Bodily introduction of any kind into humans or animals is strictly forbidden by law. This product should only be handled by licensed, qualified professionals.
Peptide Sequence: H-Cys(1)-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys(1)-Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2
Molecular Formula: C43H66N12O12S2
Molecular Weight: 1007.2 g/mol
PubChem CID: 439302
CAS Number: 50-56-6