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Octreotide

Known as: Octreotide [Chemical/Ingredient], D-Phenylalanyl-L-cysteinyl-L-phenylalanyl-D-tryptophyl-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-N-[(1R,2R)-2-hydroxy-1-(hyroxymethyl)propyl]-L-cysteinamide, Cyclic (2->7)-disulfide, D-Phenylalanyl-L-cysteinyl-L-phenylalanyl-D-tryptophyl-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-L-cysteinyl-L-threoninol Cyclic (2->7)-Disulfide 
A synthetic long-acting cyclic octapeptide with pharmacologic properties mimicking those of the natural hormone somatostatin. Octreotide is a more… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
BACKGROUND Everolimus, an oral inhibitor of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), has shown antitumour activity in patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Metastatic carcinoid is an incurable malignancy whose symptoms, such as diarrhea and flushing, can be debilitating and… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Various tumours, classically specified as either neuroendocrine or non-neuroendocrine, contain high numbers of somatostatin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—Circulating levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-&agr; (TNF-&agr;) are elevated in diabetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract. The somatostatin analogue [DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotate has a nine-fold higher affinity for the somatostatin receptor subtype… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The aim of the study was to verify the effects of the administration of an inhibitor of the release of endogenous vasodilators… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine whether the perioperative administration of octreotide decreases the incidence of… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Though morbidity and mortality rates following pancreatic resection have improved in recent years, they are still around 35% and… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Patients with scleroderma may have abnormal motility of the small intestine, with pseudoobstruction and bacterial… Expand