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Peptides  >  Phytochelatins  >>  Homo-Phytochelatin

Product Name Homo - Phytochelatin
gamma - Glu - Cys - gamma - Glu - Cys - beta - Ala
Size 1 mg
Catalog # AS-61843
US$ $132
Purity % Peak Area By HPLC ≥ 95%
Description

Phytochelatins (PCs) are small enzymatically synthesized peptides having a general structure of [poly-(gamma-Glu-Cys)n-Xaa] polymers where n equals 2 to 11. They are found in all plant species investigated, a few fungal species, and some marine diatoms, where they act as high affinity metal chelators. In iso-phytochelatins, the polymer is capped C-terminally by a serine, glutamine, glutamic acid or in homo-phytochelatin with beta-alanine.

Storage -20C
References Lee, S. et al. Plant Physiol. 131, 656 (2003); Rauser, W. Phytochel. Ann. Rev. Biochem. 59, 61 (1990); Vatamaniuk, O. et al. J. Biol. Chem. 279, 22449 (2004); Grill, E. et al. FEBS Lett. 205, 47 (1986).
Molecular Weight 553.6
Sequence
(One-Letter Code)
gamma-Glu-Cys-gamma-Glu-Cys-beta-Ala
Sequence
(Three-Letter Code)
H - gamma - Glu - Cys - gamma - Glu - Cys - beta - Ala - OH
     
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