OBO ID: CHEBI:80144
Term Name: kinetensin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • H-Ile-Ala-Arg-Arg-His-Pro-Tyr-Phe-Leu-OH
  • I-A-R-R-H-P-Y-F-L
  • IARRHPYFL
  • Ile-Ala-Arg-Arg-His-Pro-Tyr-Phe-Leu
  • kinetensin (human)
  • L-Ile-L-Ala-L-Arg-L-Arg-L-His-L-Pro-L-Tyr-L-Phe-L-Leu
  • L-isoleucyl-L-alanyl-L-arginyl-L-arginyl-L-histidyl-L-prolyl-L-tyrosyl-L-phenylalanyl-L-leucine
Definition: An oligopeptide comprising of nine amino acids with sequence L-Ile-L-Ala-L-Arg-L-Arg-L-His-L-Pro-L-Tyr-L-Phe-L-Leu. It was originally isolated from pepsin-treated human plasma and shares some sequence homology with the C-terminal end of neurotensin. It is a potent histamine releaser and may serve as an inflammatory mediator.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available