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.

tet·ra·pep·tide

(tet'ră-pep'tīd)
A compound of four amino acids in peptide linkage.
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Toopcham et al [7] reported that the tripeptide Met-CysSer, containing the branched-chain amino acid Met at the Nterminus, exhibited higher ACE inhibitory activity than that of tetrapeptide Ala-Leu-Ser-Cys.
Trapoxin, an antitumor cyclic tetrapeptide, is an irreversible inhibitor of mammalian histone deacetylase.
Lactoferrin-derived peptides active towards influenza: identification of three potent tetrapeptide inhibitors.
The use of trapoxin, an antitumor cyclic tetrapeptide, showed increased histone acetylation, and led to the identification of the protein responsible: the first histone deacetylase.
Asperterrestide A, a cytotoxic cyclic tetrapeptide from the marine-derived fungus Aspergillus terreus SCSGAF0162.
The purpose of this research is to determine the effects of Cl[O.sub.2] and [O.sub.3] on the amino acids tyrosine, tryptophan, phenylalanine, and proline, a dipeptide Tyr-Phe and a tetrapeptide Endomorphin I.
Through that transaction, Allergan also acquired rapastinel, an intravenously administered NMDA receptor modulating tetrapeptide. Subsequently, rapastinel received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the FDA and Allergan is currently evaluating the compound in Phase 3 studies in major depressive disorder.
Djuran, "A study of the reactions of a methionine- and histidine-containing tetrapeptide with different Pd(II) and Pt(II) complexes: selective cleavage of the amide bond by platination of the peptide and steric modification of the catalyst," Dalton Transactions, no.
Among peptide inhibitors of the uPAR system, a tetrapeptide named UPARANT, designed to mimic the amino acid sequence through which uPAR binds its interactors in the cellular membrane, including the formyl peptide receptors (FPRs), displays resistance to enzymatic digestion, high stability in blood and plasma, and optimal effectiveness as a uPAR inhibitor [9].
HC toxin, a cyclic tetrapeptide first isolated from the secondary metabolite of Helminthosporium carbonum [61], is also highly efficient in enhancing HDP expression in both porcine intestinal epithelial and alveolar macrophages.
Another estimated structure showing absorbance at 1710 [cm.sup.-1] may be a tetrapeptide imide structure like compound 10 (n = 1; q = 1), which could form by coupling of two dipeptides, for instance, Val-Asp from 5c in Figure 14.