Melittin, a 26-residue bee venom peptide, is known to induce murine antibodies specific for its hydrophilic C-terminus of residues 20 to 26 and T-cell responses specific for its hydrophobic mid-region (residue 11 to 19). This peptide is an anti-inflammatory agent, it inhibits the lyme disease spirochete.
Proteins & Peptides
Peak Area by HPLC ≥95%
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