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Peptides  >  Antimicrobial and Related Peptides  >>  Melittin, honey bee

Product Name Melittin, honey bee
Size 1 mg
Catalog # AS-62366
US$ $181
Purity % Peak Area By HPLC ≥ 95%

Melittin, a 26-residue bee venom peptide, is known to induce murine antibodies specific for its hydrophilic C-terminus of residues 20 to 26 and T-cell responses specific for its hydrophobic mid-region (residue 11 to 19). This peptide is an anti-inflammatory agent, it inhibits the lyme disease spirochete.

Detailed Information Datasheet
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Storage -20C
References Smith, R. et al. J. Mol. Biol. 241, 456 (1994), King, T. et al. J. Immunol. 153, 1124 (1994).
Molecular Weight 2846.5
(One-Letter Code)
(Three-Letter Code)
H - Gly - Ile - Gly - Ala - Val - Leu - Lys - Val - Leu - Thr - Thr - Gly - Leu - Pro - Ala - Leu - Ile - Ser - Trp - Ile - Lys - Arg - Lys - Arg - Gln - Gln - NH2
Product Citations Yu, G. et al. (2016). Combination effects of antimicrobial peptides Antimicrob Agents Chemother doi: 10.1128/AAC02434-15.

Rodriguez, CA. et al. (2014). Covalent modification of a ten-residue cationic antimicrobial peptide with levofloxacin. Chem Biol 2, 71.

Fukuyama, Y. et al. (2012). Alkylated dihydroxybenzoic acid as a MALDI matrix additive for hydrophobic peptide analysis. Anal Chem 84, 4237.
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