Pendant of oxytocin in 1.5 mm silver wire. Length of the pendulum: 5.5 cm. The protein wire is colored in the colors of the rainbow, from blue (first amino acid) to red (last amino acid).
Oxytocin is a peptide hormone and normally produced by the hypothalamus. It is released during physical contact, hugs, sex, childbirth and breastfeeding. It’s a feel-good hormone and is usually called the “Love hormone”.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1955.