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Peptides  >  Antimicrobial and Related Peptides  >>  Apidaecin IB

Product Name Apidaecin IB
Size 1 mg
Catalog # AS-62044
US$ $110
Purity % Peak Area By HPLC ≥ 95%

Apidaecin IB is an insect antimicrobial peptide showing a significant sequence homology and a common mechanism of action with drosocin, but is devoid of any pore-forming activity. Apidaecins are the most prominent components of the honey bee humoral defense against microbial invasion.

Detailed Information Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Storage -20C
References Casteels-Josson, K. et al. EMBO J. 12, 1569 (1993); Gobbo, M. et al. J. Med. Chem. 45, 4494 (2002).
Molecular Weight 2108.4
(One-Letter Code)
(Three-Letter Code)
H - Gly - Asn - Asn - Arg - Pro - Val - Tyr - Ile - Pro - Gln - Pro - Arg - Pro - Pro - His - Pro - Arg - Leu - OH
Product Citations Stover, E. et al. (2013). Screening antimicrobial peptides in vitro for use in developing transgenic citrus resistant to Huanglongbing and citrus canker. J Amer Soc Hort Sci 138. 142.
Zhou, Y. et al. (2011). iTRAQ-coupled 2-D LC-MS/MS analysis of membrane protein profile in Escherichia coli incubated with apidaecin IB. PLoS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0020442.
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