OBO ID: CHEBI:78514
Term Name: mastoparan-D Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Ile-Asn-Leu-Lys-Ala-Ile-Ala-Ala-Phe-Ala-Lys-Lys-Leu-Leu-NH2
  • L-isoleucyl-L-asparaginyl-L-leucyl-L-lysyl-L-alanyl-L-isoleucyl-L-alanyl-L-alanyl-L-phenylalanyl-L-alanyl-L-lysyl-L-lysyl-L-leucyl-L-leucinamide
  • Mast cell degranulating peptide (Vespa ducalis)
  • MP-D
Definition: A member of the class of mastopyrans that is a 14-amino acid polypeptide comprising isoleucyl, asparaginyl, leucyl, lysyl, alanyl, isoleucyl, alanyl, alanyl, phenylalanyl, alanyl, lysyl, lysyl, leucyl, and leucinamide residues coupled in sequence. It is the major active component of the venom of the hornet Vespa ducalis and causes degranulation of mast cells. It exhibits antimicrobial activity against both Gram-positive and -negative bacteria as well as haemolytic activity on chicken, human and sheep erythrocytes.
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Ontology: Chebi
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