tetrapeptide


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tetrapeptide

 [tet″rah-pep´tīd]
a peptide which, on hydrolysis, yields four amino acids.

tet·ra·pep·tide

(tet'ră-pep'tīd),
A compound of four amino acids in peptide linkage.

tetrapeptide

/tet·ra·pep·tide/ (-pep´tīd) a peptide which, on hydrolysis, yields four amino acids.

tetrapeptide

[-pep′tīd]
a compound formed by four amino acids united by peptide links.

tet·ra·pep·tide

(tet'ră-pep'tīd)
A compound of four amino acids in peptide linkage.

tetrapeptide

a peptide which, on hydrolysis, yields four amino acids.
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Melanoma prevention strategy based on using tetrapeptide alpha-MSH analogs that protect human melanocytes from UV-induced DNA damage and cytotoxicity.
For each reaction, caspase 3 synthetic fluorogenic tetrapeptide substrate (Ac-DEVD-AMC) was added (BD Pharmingen) and then the tissue lysate; after that samples were incubated for one hour.
The tetrapeptide core of the carrier peptide Xentry is cell-penetrating: novel activatable forms of Xentry.
As GOA lives on the border of its clients' psyche it also creates biochemical artistries that use avant-garde ingredients such as muscle inhibitors, viper snake proteins, dark phyto-matter and tetrapeptide complexes to trick the skin into believing that it is aging faster in order for the body to react and produce younger skin-cells.
At the carboxyl terminal region, Xc-HSC70 contained 3 consecutive repeats of the tetrapeptide motif GGMP (617 to 628 amino acids), whereas Xc-HSP70 contained 2 tetrapeptides of GGMP (617 to 620 amino acids, 625 to 628 amino acids).
It has a rich, non-greasy formula made from palmitoyl tetrapeptide complex, vitamin E, pro-vitamin B5 and moisturizers, and is said to intensely hydrate and condition the skin with double regenerating power.
Sea urchin sperm histone HI contains extended N- and C-terminal regions consisting largely of multiple repeats of the tetrapeptide "SPBB" (where B = R and/or K) (Suzuki, 1989) that are also present at the extended N-terminal end of H2B (Poccia and Green, 1992).
Modulation of phagocytosis-associated respiratory burst by human cystatin C: role of the N-terminal tetrapeptide Lys-Pro-Pro-Arg.
Oleic acid (3%) was successful in enhancing the flux of the tetrapeptide melanotropin-hisetal across hairless mouse skin and human skin, but enhancement across human skin was much less (25,26) and oleic acid (50:50) produced greater transdermal delivery of physostigmine than propionic acid alone (27).
Isolation of a novel tetrapeptide with opiate and antiopiate activity from human brain cortex: Tyr-Pro-Trp-Gly-NH2 (Tyr-W-MIF-1).