eledoisin
noun Etymology: irregular from New Latin Eledone, from Greek eledōnē, a kind of octopus Date: 1963 a small protein C54H85N13O15S from the salivary glands of several octopuses (genus Eledone) that is a powerful vasodilator and hypotensive agent

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  • Eledoisin — is an undecapeptide of mollusk origin, it is a member of the tachykinin family of neuropeptides. It has a molecular formula of C54H85N13O15S and a molecular weight of 1188.4.1 It was first isolated from the posterior salivary glands of two… …   Wikipedia

  • eledoisin — An undecapeptide toxin that is formed in the venom gland of cephalopods of the genus Eledone and causes vasodilation and contraction of extravascular smooth muscle. * * * el·e·doi·sin .el ə dȯis ən n a small protein C54H85N13O15S from t …   Medical dictionary

  • Eledoisin — E|le|do|i|sin [nlat. Eledone moschata = Moschuskrake (Zool.).], das; s, e: aus Tintenfischen isolierbares, hypotensiv wirkendes Tachykinin aus 11 Aminosäuren …   Universal-Lexikon

  • eledoisin — n. (Medicine) small protein formed in the rear salivary glands of small octopuses that acts as a powerful vasodilator and hypotensive agent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eledoisin — el·e·doi·sin …   English syllables

  • eledoisin — ˌelə̇ˈdȯisən noun ( s) Etymology: irregular from New Latin Eledone, genus name (from Greek eledōnē, a kind of octopus) + in : a small protein C54H85N13O15S from the salivary glands of several octopuses (genus …   Useful english dictionary

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