Primary structure of CHH/MIH/GIH-like peptides in sinus gland extracts from Penaeus vannamei.

@article{Wang2000PrimarySO,
  title={Primary structure of CHH/MIH/GIH-like peptides in sinus gland extracts from Penaeus vannamei.},
  author={Yan Wang and Timothy K. Hayes and G. Mark Holman and Antonio Romo de Vivar Chavez and Larry L. Keeley},
  journal={Peptides},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={477-84}
}
Peptides belonging to the CHH/MIH/GIH-family of crustacean hormones were isolated from acetic acid extracts of sinus glands isolated from eyestalks of the shrimp, Penaeus vannamei. The peptides were isolated by chromatography and molecular weights determined by MALDI mass spectrometry. Peptides in the range of 7-9 kDa and containing three disulfide bridges were selected for amino acid sequence analysis. Three peptides with the requisite properties were present in sufficient amounts for sequence… CONTINUE READING