Chemotactic peptide

Chemotactic peptide
Chemotactic peptide[1]
CAS number 59880-97-6
PubChem 443295
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C21H31N3O5S
Molar mass 437.55 g mol−1
S-phrases S22
 YesY peptide (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Chemotactic peptide is a formylated tripeptide produced by some types of bacteria. The amino acid sequence is N-formylmethionine, leucine, phenylalanine. It is a potent inducer of leucocyte chemotaxis and is also a macrophage activator.[1]


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