Melitten

Known as: Mellitin, Melitten [Chemical/Ingredient], Melittin (honeybee) 
Basic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It contains 26 amino acids, has cytolytic properties, causes contracture of… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Granular glands in the skins of frogs of the genus Rana, a widely distributed group with over 250 species, synthesize and secrete… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
For proteins of < 20 kDa, this new radical site dissociation method cleaves different and many more backbone bonds than the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
elected death signals activate pro-apoptotic BAX, resulting in translocation to mitochondria where it is inserted as an integral… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
One of the major challenges of molecular allergy is to predict the allergenic potential of a protein, particularly in novel foods… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A solvation energy function for use in the molecular simulation of proteins is proposed. It is based on the accessible surface… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The D enantiomers of three naturally occurring antibiotics--cecropin A, magainin 2 amide, and melittin--were synthesized. In… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
The molecular mechanisms underlying the various effects of melittin on membranes have not been completely defined and much of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
An algorithm has been developed which identifies alpha-helices involved in the interactions of membrane proteins with lipid… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The degree of similarity in the three-dimensional structures of two proteins can be examined by comparing the patterns of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Immune responses have been described for many different insect species1. However, it is generally acknowledged that insects lack… (More)
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