pentapeptide


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pen·ta·pep·tide

 (pĕn′tə-pĕp′tīd)
n.
A polypeptide composed of five amino acids.

pentapeptide

(ˌpɛntəˈpɛptaɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a polypeptide consisting of five amino acids
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1999) The endogenous sulfated pentapeptide phytosulfokine-a stimulates tracheary element differentiation of isolated mesophyll cells of zinnia.
maltophilia has identified a novel family of resistance genes (smqnr) encoding proteins containing pentapeptide repeats, which confer low-level resistance to quinolones (10).
The RUNX2 mutation resulted in the absence of the NMTS domain and C-terminal pentapeptide VWRPY.
Cilcane is a pentapeptide drug with an excellent safety profile and a novel mechanism of action compared to existing myeloma treatments, Research suggests the product will be synergistic in combination with a proteasome inhibitor, a class of drug normally given as a front line treatment for this disease and that this approach can also be extended to the treatment of other cancers, including breast cancer.
The main PMQR genes circulating are qnrA, qnrB, qnrS and aac(6')-Ib-cr, which produce pentapeptide proteins capable to cause resistance to quinolones by protecting the antimicrobial target protein, type II DNA topoisomerases (RODRIGUEZ-MARTINEZ et al.
Second, the particles can be decorated with a specific functional group such as antibody, transferrin, cyclic pentapeptide (cRGD), and folic acid so that they can be actively targeted to specific tumor tissues for uptake into tumor cells.
It delivers the same hero pentapeptide as the rest of the 3 Point range, and this time expect a turbocharged effect; it promises wrinkles look better after just one night.
One of these is a pentapeptide known as Pal-KTTKS, which is kept in a special box inside the laboratory, beyond our inexperienced hands.
Structure-activity relationships of a synthetic pentapeptide that specifically releases growth hormone in vitro.
D Asteromyces cruciatus produced pentapeptide lajollamide A, and compounds regiolone, hyalodendrin, gliovictin, N-norgliovicitin and bis-N-norgliovictin which have many biological activities and antimicrobial properties (Gulder et al.
Vancomycin also prevent the transfer and addition of the muramyl pentapeptide and minutely changes the permeability of cell wall of Gram-positive bacteria but is ineffective against Gram negative ones.
The neuropeptides such as GnIH, RFRP1, RFRP2 and chicken pentapeptide which possess this sequence can bind and activate GnIH receptor.