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Chemical Melitten

Name Melitten
CAS Type 1 Name Melittin (honeybee)
Equivalent Terms Melittin | Mellitin
CAS Registry Number 20449-79-0
Definition Basic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It contains 26 amino acids, has cytolytic properties, causes contracture of muscle, releases histamine, and disrupts surface tension, probably due to lysis of cell and mitochondrial membranes.
Structure Melitten
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MeSH® ID D008555
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1. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melitten Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsComplex Mixtures Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Venoms Has associated genes Has associated diseases Arthropod Venoms Has associated genes Has associated diseases Bee Venoms Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melitten Has associated genes Has associated diseases
3. ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Toxins, Biological Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Venoms Has associated genes Has associated diseases Arthropod Venoms Has associated genes Has associated diseases Bee Venoms Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melitten Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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  (5-aminopentanoyl)melittin
  azidosalicylylmelittin
  cecropin A(1-8)melittin(1-18)
  cecropin A(1-8)melittin(1-2)
  dioleoylmelittin
  DNC-melitten
  glycylmelittin
  hecate 1
  hecate-chorionic gonadotropin beta-subunit conjugate
  melittin(8-26)
  N-methylanthraniloyl melitten
  prepromelittin
  promelittin
  tetraacetylmelitten