Oxytocin and Vasopressin Are Present in Human and Rat Pancreas

@article{Amico1988OxytocinAV,
  title={Oxytocin and Vasopressin Are Present in Human and Rat Pancreas},
  author={J. Amico and F. Finn and J. Haldar},
  journal={The American Journal of the Medical Sciences},
  year={1988},
  volume={296},
  pages={303–307}
}
Immunoreactive oxytocin and vasopressin were found in human and rat pancreatic extracts. The pancreatic oxytocin and vasopressin eluted on Sephadex G-75 gel filtration chromatography and on reverse phase high pressure liquid chromatography in the same positions as their respective reference preparations. The immunoreactive oxytocin was biologically active in the rat milk ejection assay. The presence of oxytocin and vasopressin in human and rat pancreatic extracts suggests the possibility of… Expand
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