melittin


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melittin

(məˈlɪtɪn)
n
a polypeptide that is the main toxic component in bee venom
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Bait from ground spraying 631 500 olive trees in Laconia regional unit for 3 sprays in Kallithea local communities Polovitsas, Mola Oars, Metamorphosis, Agios Nikolaos melittin, svelte, Myrsini.
Pak, "Neuroprotective effects of melittin on hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptotic cell death in neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells," BMC complementary and alternative medicine, vol.
Apamin, histamine, and melittin in bee venom contribute to hemolysis and an inflammatory reaction.
A toxin in bee venom called melittin may be used to prevent the spread of HIV.
1993) Possible mechanisms of action of cobra snake venom cardiotoxins and bee venom melittin.
The secondary metabolites were selected corresponding to the molecular targets to which they are directed, being different from those of melittin and the antibiotics.
2]), hyaluronidase, acid phosphatase and melittin are the important constituents.
The later contains a peptide known as melittin, which is known to increase blood circulation.
The particles locked onto HIV and delivered their cargo, the venom component melittin.
For example, approximately 85 alpha-haemolysin toxin produced by MRSA, 30 stretpolysin-O toxins and 850 melittin monomoers, which are part of bee venom.