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-valyl-glycyl-L-leucyl-L-methioninamide
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
MeSH Kassinin
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 H-Asp-Val-Pro-Lys-Ser-Asp-Gln-Phe-Val-Gly-Leu-Met-NH2.

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