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Table 3 Neurohypophysial hormones characterized in invertebrates

From: Characterization of the neurohypophysial hormone gene loci in elephant shark and the Japanese lamprey: origin of the vertebrate neurohypophysial hormone genes

Name Peptide Organism Reference
Annetocin Cys-Phe-Val-Arg-Asn-Cys-Pro-Thr-Gly (NH2) Earthworm
(E. foetida)
[27]
Lys-conopressin Cys-Phe-Ile-Arg-Asn-Cys-Pro-Lys-Gly (NH2) Pond snail
(Lymnaea stagnalis)
[28, 29]
   Geography cone
(Conus geographus)
[30]
   Sea hare
(Aplysia kurodai)
[31]
   Leech
(Erpbdella octoculata)
[32]
   Imperial cone
(Conus imperialis)
[33]
Arg-conopressin Cys-Ile-Ile-Arg-Asn-Cys-Pro-Arg-Gly (NH2) Striped cone
(Conus striatus)
[30]
Cephalotocin Cys-Phe-Ile-Arg-Asn-Cys-Pro-Ile-Gly (NH2) Octopus
(Octopus vulgaris)
[42]
Octopressin Cys-Phe-Trp-Thr-Ser-Cys-Pro-Ile-Gly (NH2) Octopus
(Octopus vulgaris)
[41]
Inotocin Cys-Leu-Ile-Thr-Asn-Cys-Pro-Ile-Gly (NH2) Locust
(Locusta migratoria)
[34]
   Red flour beetle
(Tribolium castaneum)
[35, 36]
   Parasitic wasp
(Nasonia vitripennis)
[36]
Crustacean oxytocin/vasopressin-like peptide Cys-Phe-Ile-Thr-Asn-Cys-Pro-Pro-Gly (NH2) Water flea
(Daphnia pulex)
[36]
Ciona VP/oxytocin-related peptide (Ci-VP) Cys-Phe-Phe-Arg-Asp-Cys-Ser-Asn-Met-Arp-Trp-Tyr-Arg Sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
[39]
Styela oxytocin-related peptide (SOP) Cys-Tyr-Ile-Ser-Asp-Cys-Pro-Asn-Ser-Arg-Phe-Trp-Ser-Thr (NH2) Potato sea squirt
(Styela plicata)
[40]
[Ile4]vasotocin Cys-Tyr-Ile-Ile-Asn-Cys-Pro-Arg-Gly (NH2) Amphioxus
(Branchiostoma floridae)
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