This alpha-helical antimicrobial OV-1 ovispirin peptide is derived from SMAP29 peptide. It was found to inhibit several antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains including mucoid and nonmucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Saiman, L. et al. Antimicrob. Ag. Chemother. 45, 2838 (2001).
Sequence (One-Letter Code)
Sequence (Three-Letter Code)
H - Lys - Asn - Leu - Arg - Arg - Ile - Ile - Arg - Lys - Ile - Ile - His - Ile - Ile - Lys - Lys - Tyr - Gly - OH