This peptide is Bac2A, a linear variant of the loop-shaped cationic antimicrobial peptide Bactenecin found in bovine neutrophils. The Cys disulfide bond-forming residues of Bactenecin is replaced with Ala in Bac2A, and is active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
Hilpert, K. et al. Chem Biol13, 1101 (2006).
Sequence (One-Letter Code)
Sequence (Three-Letter Code)
H - Arg - Leu - Ala - Arg - Ile - Val - Val - Ile - Arg - Val - Ala - Arg - NH2