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Cecropin B

Description Cecropins are produced by insects, particularly under conditions of infection. Cecropins are bioactive peptides that interact with membranes and form transmembrane channels that allow the free flow of electrolytes, metabolites, and water across the phospholipid bilayers. Anti-cecropin B is useful for the detection of cecropin B in various immunological assays. Cecropin B has been modified in some instances by substituting a single amino acid to render the molecule less susceptible to proteolytic cleavage.
Cas No 80451-05-4
Sequence
{LYS}{TRP}{LYS}{VAL}{PHE}{LYS}{LYS}{ILE}{GLU}{LYS}{MET}{GLY}{ARG}{ASN}{ILE}{ARG}{ASN}{GLY}{ILE}{VAL}{LYS}{ALA}{GLY}{PRO}{ALA}{ILE}{ALA}{VAL}{LEU}{GLY}{GLU}{ALA}{LYS}{ALA}{LEU}-NH2
Sequence Shortening KWKVFKKIEKMGRNIRNGIVKAGPAIAVLGEAKAL-NH2
Molecular Formula C176H302N52O41S1
C Terminal NH2
Molecular Weight 3834.7

Purity > 95%
Solubility Soluble in water. The contents of this vial have been accurately determined. Both the stopper and the vial have been siliconized. Do not attempt to weigh out a smaller portion of the contents.
Gmp Flag 0
Anaspec Cat No Lys-Trp-Lys-Val-Phe-Lys-Lys-Ile-Glu-Lys-Met-Gly-Arg-Asn-Ile-Arg-Asn-Gly-Ile-Val-Lys-Ala-Gly-Pro-Ala-Ile-Ala-Val-Leu-Gly-Glu-Ala-Lys-Ala-Leu-NH2
Storage The peptide may be stored at 4°C for short period. For long-term storage, store at -20°C. Aliquots remain stable for at least 24 months at -20°C.
Note This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


Ferre R, et al. Inhibition of plant-pathogenic bacteria by short synthetic cecropin A-melittin hybrid peptides. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. May 2006; 72(5): 3302-3308.

Papo N, et al. Inhibition of tumor growth and elimination of multiple metastases in human prostate and breast xenografts by systemic inoculation of a host defense-like lytic peptide. Cancer Res. May 2006; 66(10): 5371-5378.

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Cat. No. RP11225
Size
Price
0.5 mg $138.00