Synthesis and biological properties of 1-acetyl-8-lysine-vasopressin.

  title={Synthesis and biological properties of 1-acetyl-8-lysine-vasopressin.},
  author={W D Cash and Barry L. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
Our interest in acetyl derivatives of the posterior pituitary hormones was stimulated by the papers of Sonenberg and Money et al. (l-3) on their studies with acetylated thyrotropin. They found that preparations of the thyrotropic hormone, after being treated with acetic anhydride, exhibit no thyroid-stimulating activity but exert an inhibitory action toward… CONTINUE READING