Sunflower trypsin inhibitor

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Sunflower trypsin inhibitor (SFTI) is a small, circular peptide produced in sunflower seeds, and is a potent inhibitor of trypsin. It is the smallest known member of the Bowman-Birk family of serine protease inhibitors.[1]

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  1. ^ Luckett S, Garcia RS, Barker JJ, Konarev AV, Shewry PR, Clarke AR, Brady RL (Jul 1999). "High-resolution structure of a potent, cyclic proteinase inhibitor from sunflower seeds.". J Mol Biol. 290 (9): 525–33. PMID 10390350. doi:10.1006/jmbi.1999.2891.