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Properties of Argipressin Acetate

Item Name:   Argipressin Acetate
Molecular Formula: C48H69N15O14S2
CAS No.: 129979-57-3
Properties of Argipressin Acetate:
Appearance : White powder 
Water Content(Karl Fischer): ≤6.0% 
Acetate Content(by HPLC): ≤12.0% 
Amino Acid Composition: ±10% of theoretical 
Purity (by HPLC): ≥98.0% 
Single Impurity(by HPLC): ≤1.0% 
Peptide Content(by %N): ≥80% 
Assay(By Anhydrous, Acetic Acid-free ): 95.0~105.0%
Bacterial Endotoxins : ≤5EU/mg
Argipressin increases peripheral vascular resistance, which in turn increases arterial blood pressure. It plays a key role in homeostasis, by the regulation of water, glucose, and salts in the blood. It is derived from a preprohormone precursor that is synthesized in the hypothalamus and stored in vesicles at the posterior pituitary. Most of argipressin is stored in the posterior pituitary to be released into the bloodstream; however, some AVP is also released directly into the brain, where it plays an important role in social behavior and bonding.