octapeptide


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oc·ta·pep·tide

(ok'tă-pep'tīd),
A peptide made up of eight amino acyl residues.

octapeptide

(ŏk′tə-pĕp′tīd)
n.
A polypeptide, such as angiotensin, that is composed of eight amino acids.

octapeptide

(ŏk″tă-pĕp′tĭd)
A peptide that contains eight amino acids.
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The interaction between basic octapeptide SPKKSPKK of Histone H1 and the alternating copolymer poly(dA-dT)-poly(dA-dT) results in [PSI]-type condensation [59].
The octapeptide repeat region was not required for myelin maintenance, whereas mice PrP lacking central domain (aa 94-134) developed CDP.
Ethanol diet increases the sensitivity of rats to pancreatitis induced by cholecystokinin octapeptide. Gastroenterology 117(3): 706-716, 1999.
The 2 most widely used automated CTX assays recognize an octapeptide epitope of the [[alpha].sub.1]-chain telopeptide, which contains a lysine residue that forms crosslinks.
ADH is an octapeptide synthesized in the supraoptic nuclei of the hypothalamus and then stored and released from the posterior pituitary gland.
Distinction among the different Pax genes is dependent on the presence or absence of octapeptide coding regions and a paired type homeobox [1].
Fan, "Cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK-8): antagonism to electroacupuncture analgesia and a possible role in electroacupuncture tolerance," PAIN, vol.
E: exon of pax5; PD: paired box domain; OP: octapeptide domain; HD: homeodomain; TA: transactivation domain; ID: inhibitory domain; WT: wild-type clone; MUT: mutation clone.
Barroso et al., "Identification of a streptococcal octapeptide motif involved in acute rheumatic fever," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Angiotensin 1 circulates in the blood until its C-terminal dipeptide residue is cleaved by ACE to form an octapeptide angiotensin 11, which acts as a potent vasoconstrictor (Udenigwe and Mohan, 2014).
Analysis showed that when the cell-penetrating peptide called R8 - an octapeptide made from eight arginine amino acids - was attached to the nanoparticles, they were taken up by cells within five hours and had no toxic or inflammatory effect on the cells even after three days.