Lasioglossins: Three Novel Antimicrobial Peptides from the Venom of the Eusocial Bee Lasioglossum laticeps (Hymenoptera: Halictidae)

@article{eovsk2009LasioglossinsTN,
  title={Lasioglossins: Three Novel Antimicrobial Peptides from the Venom of the Eusocial Bee Lasioglossum laticeps (Hymenoptera: Halictidae)},
  author={V{\'a}clav {\vC}eřovsk{\'y} and Milos̆ Budĕs̆ı́nsk{\'y} and Olďrich Hovorka and Josef Cva{\vc}ka and Zdeněk Voburka and Jiřina Slaninov{\'a} and Lenka Borovi{\vc}kov{\'a} and Vladimír Fučík and Lucie Bedn{\'a}rov{\'a} and Ivan Votruba and Jakub Straka},
  journal={ChemBioChem},
  year={2009},
  volume={10}
}
Three novel structurally related pentadecapeptides, named lasioglossins, were isolated from the venom of the eusocial bee Lasioglossum laticeps. Their primary sequences were established as H‐Val‐Asn‐Trp‐Lys‐Lys‐Val‐Leu‐Gly‐Lys‐Ile‐Ile‐Lys‐Val‐Ala‐Lys‐NH2 (LL‐I), H‐Val‐Asn‐Trp‐Lys‐Lys‐Ile‐Leu‐Gly‐Lys‐Ile‐Ile‐Lys‐Val‐Ala‐Lys‐NH2 (LL‐II) and H‐Val‐Asn‐Trp‐Lys‐Lys‐Ile‐Leu‐Gly‐Lys‐Ile‐Ile‐Lys‐Val‐Val‐Lys‐NH2 (LL‐III). These lasioglossins exhibited potent antimicrobial activity against both Gram… Expand
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