This tridecapeptide, an alpha-factor pheromone of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, induces conjugation in yeast by binding to Ste2p. Its cognate GPCR activates a G protein signal pathway that highly conserves with mammalian signaling pathways.
Proteins & Peptides
Peak Area by HPLC ≥95%
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