A novel antifungal peptide from leaves of the weed Stellaria media L.


A novel peptide named SmAMP3 was isolated from leaves of common chickweed (Stellaria media L.) by a combination of acidic extraction and a single-step reversed-phase HPLC and sequenced. The peptide is basic and cysteine-rich, consists of 35 amino acids, and contains three disulphide bridges. Homology search revealed that SmAMP3 belongs to the family of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biochi.2015.07.014



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