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Peptides  >  Phytochelatins  >>  Phytochelatin 5, PC5

Product Name Phytochelatin 5, PC5
(γE - C)5 - G
Size 1 mg
Catalog # AS-61190
US$ $143
Purity % Peak Area By HPLC ≥ 95%

A glutathione-derived heavy metal-detoxifying peptide of higher plants consisting of 5 units of γGlu-Cys.

Detailed Information Datasheet
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Storage -20C
References Grill, E. et al. Science 230, 674 (1985); Rauser, WE. Plant Physiol. 109, 1141 (1995).
Molecular Weight 1236.4
(One-Letter Code)
(Three-Letter Code)
H - γ - Glu - Cys - γ - Glu - Cys - γ - Glu - Cys - γ - Glu - Cys - γ - Glu - Cys - Gly - OH
Product Citations Dresler, S. et al. (2014). Effect of cadmium on selected physiological and morphological parameters in metallicolous and non-metallicolous populations of Echium vulgare . Ecotoxicol Environ Safety 104, 332. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2014.03.019.

Fischer, S. et al. (2014). Analysis of plant Pb tolerance at realistic submicromolar concentrations demonstrates the role of phytochelatin synthesis for Pb detoxification. Environ Sci Technol 48, 7552. doi: 10.1021/es405234p.

Santini, O., et al. (2012). Phytochelatins in the freshwater bivalve Anodonta cygnea." Effects of copper on calcium metabolism and detoxification mechanisms in freshwater bivalve species of Anodonta: 108.

Mellado, M. et al. (2012). Copper-induced synthesis of ascorbate, glutathione and phytochelatins in the marine alga Ulva compressa(Chlorophyta). Plant Physiol Biochem 51, 102. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2011.10.007.

England, R. and KJ. Wilkinson. (2011). Determination of phytochelatins in algal samples using LC-MS. Int J Environ Anal Chem 91, 185. doi: 10.1080/03067319.2010.491913.

Ju, XH. et al. (2011). Determination and characterization of cysteine, glutathione and phytochelatins (PC 26) in Lolium perenne L. exposed to Cd stress under ambient and elevated carbon dioxide using HPLC with fluorescence detection. J Chrom B 879, 1717. doi: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2011.04.016.

Andrade, SAL et al. (2010). Biochemical and physiological changes in jack bean under mycorrhizal symbiosis growing in soil with increasing Cu concentrations. Environ Exp Botany 68, 198. doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2009.11.009.

Li, Y. and PI. Lee. (2010). Controlled nitric oxide delivery platform based on S-nitrosothiol conjugated interpolymer complexes for diabetic wound healing. Mol Pharmaceut 7, 254. doi: 10.1021/mp900237f.

Andra, SS. et al. (2009). Analysis of phytochelatin complexes in the lead tolerant vetiver grass [Vetiveria zizanioides (L.)] using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry. Environ. Pollut. 157, 2173.

Minocha, R. et al. (2008). Separation and quantification of monothiols and phytochelatins from a wide variety of cell cultures and tissues of trees and other plants using high performance liquid chromatography. J. Chromatogr. A 1207, 72.
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