Oxytocin

Known as: Cys-Tyr-Ile-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2, cyclic 1-6 disulfide, Ocytocin, Oxytocin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A nonapeptide hormone released from the neurohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR). It differs from VASOPRESSIN by two amino acids at residues 3… (More)

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Human ethnocentrism--the tendency to view one's group as centrally important and superior to other groups--creates intergroup… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Social adaptation requires specific cognitive and emotional competences. Individuals with high-functioning autism or with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Trust and betrayal of trust are ubiquitous in human societies. Recent behavioral evidence shows that the neuropeptide oxytocin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The ability to "read the mind" of other individuals, that is, to infer their mental state by interpreting subtle… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Oxytocin is known to reduce anxiety and stress in social interactions as well as to modulate approach behavior. Recent… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Oxytocin dysfunction might contribute to the development of social deficits in autism, a core symptom domain and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Trust pervades human societies. Trust is indispensable in friendship, love, families and organizations, and plays a key role in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In non-human mammals, the neuropeptide oxytocin is a key mediator of complex emotional and social behaviors, including attachment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The presence of social support has been associated with decreased stress responsiveness. Recent animal studies suggest… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The development of social familiarity in rodents depends predominantly on olfactory cues and can critically influence… (More)
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