I saw

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on the Internet and I'm curious as to what compound is represented by it.


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The molecule seen in the tattoo is a protein-based mammalian hormone called oxytocin, commonly called "the love hormone" because it is involved in several aspects of sexual reproduction.

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  • $\begingroup$ IUPAC Name ,and other highlights? $\endgroup$
    – BigSack
    Commented Aug 25, 2012 at 6:18

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