This is amino acids 91 to 110 fragment of the myelin basic protein (MBP). MBP plays an important role in multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the CNS. MS is characterized by immune reactivity against various myelin proteins, including myelin basic protein.
Bischof, F. et al. J. Immunol.173, 600 (2004).
Sequence (One-Letter Code)
Sequence (Three-Letter Code)
H - Val - Thr - Pro - Arg - Thr - Pro - Pro - Pro - Ser - Gln - Gly - Lys - Gly - Arg - Gly - Leu - Ser - Leu - Ser - Arg - OH