Skip to main content

Molecular Modeling of the Neurohypophyseal Receptor/Atosiban Complexes

Buy Article:

$63.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:



The neurohypophyseal nonapeptide hormone oxytocin (OT) is the strongest uterotonic substance known and is responsible for the initiation of labor. Conversely, oxytocin antagonists blocking uterine OT receptor can suppress uterus contraction. In this paper we describe a computer simulated docking pertinent to affinity of an oxytocin antagonist atosiban towards OT receptor, versus vasopressin V1a and V2 receptors.





Keywords: atosiban; gpcr/bioligand interactions; molecular docking; simulated annealing

Document Type: Review Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2174/0929866033478898

Publication date: 2003-06-01

More about this publication?
  • Protein & Peptide Letters publishes short papers in all important aspects of protein and peptide research, including structural studies, recombinant expression, function, synthesis, enzymology, immunology, molecular modeling, drug design etc. Manuscripts must have a significant element of novelty, timeliness and urgency that merit rapid publication. Reports of crystallisation, and preliminary structure determinations of biologically important proteins are acceptable. Purely theoretical papers are also acceptable provided they provide new insight into the principles of protein/peptide structure and function.
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more