OBO ID: CHEBI:78518
Term Name: mastoparan-M Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Ile-Asn-Leu-Lys-Ala-Ile-Ala-Ala-Leu-Ala-Lys-Lys-Leu-Leu-NH2
  • L-isoleucyl-L-asparaginyl-L-leucyl-L-lysyl-L-alanyl-L-isoleucyl-L-alanyl-L-alanyl-L-leucyl-L-alanyl-L-lysyl-L-lysyl-L-leucyl-L-leucinamide
  • Mast cell degranulating peptide (Vespa mandarinia)
  • MP-M
Definition: A member of the class of mastopyrans that is a 14-amino acid polypeptide comprising isoleucyl, asparaginyl, leucyl, lysyl, alanyl, isoleucyl, alanyl, alanyl, leucyl, alanyl, lysyl, lysyl, leucyl, and leucinamide residues coupled in sequence. It is the major active component of the venom of the hornet Vespa mandarinia 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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