This peptide is amino acids 46 to 61 fragment of the hen egg lysozyme (HEL). Lysozyme is anti-bacterial enzyme found in high concentration in the egg white. HEL was used in in MHC related studies, and tested as a part of antimicrobial vaccines.
Rasmussen, I. et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.98, 10296 (2001), Spörri, R. and CR. Sousa J. Immunol.171, 6406 (2003), Zhong, G. et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci94, 13856 (1997).
Sequence (One-Letter Code)
Sequence (Three-Letter Code)
H - Asn - Thr - Asp - Gly - Ser - Thr - Asp - Tyr - Gly - Ile - Leu - Gln - Ile - Asn - Ser - Arg - OH