Kassinin

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Kassinin
Kassinin.png
Names
Other names
L-alpha-Aspartyl


-L-valyl-L-prolyl
-L-lysyl-L-seryl
-L-alpha-aspartyl
-L-glutaminyl-L-phenylalanyl
-L-valylglycyl-L-leucyl-L


-methioninamide
Identifiers
63968-82-1 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL436706 N
ChemSpider 23215492 N
2088
Jmol-3D images Image
MeSH Kassinin
PubChem 45749
Properties
C59H95N15O18S
Molar mass 1334.54
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Kassinin is a peptide derived from the Kassina frog.[1] It belongs to tachykinin family of neuropeptides. It is secreted as a defense response, and is involved in neuropeptide signalling. [2]

The amino acid sequence is DVPKSDQFVGLM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anastasi A., Montecucchi P.C., Erspamer V., Visser J. (1977). "Amino acid composition and sequence of kassinin, a tachykinin dodecapeptide from the skin of the African frog Kassina senegalensis". Experientia 33: 857–858. doi:10.1007/bf01951242. PMID 891753. 
  2. ^ url=http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/P08611