Triptorelin

Formula: C64H82N18O13
Molecular weight: 1311.46
Chain: pGlu-His-Trp-Ser-Tyr-D-Trp-Leu-Arg-Pro-Gly-NH2

Triptorelin belongs to the decapeptide group and is known is aid in the release of gonadotropin. Research has focused on Triptorelin’s ability to stimulate the pituitary gland, decreasing pituitary secretion of gonadotropins LH or luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). It is a GnRH agonists and because of is being studied as a treatment for hormone responsive cancers like prostate cancer and breast cancer and possilbe precocious puberty, estrogen-dependent conditions like endometriosis or uterine fibroids.