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Melitten MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Melitten
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.050.550
D12.644.066.500.550
D12.776.543.695.054.550
D20.888.065.115.580
D23.946.833.065.115.580
Unique ID
D008555
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008555
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS
Scope Note
Basic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It contains 26 amino acids, has cytolytic properties, causes contracture of muscle, releases histamine, and disrupts surface tension, probably due to lysis of cell and mitochondrial membranes.
Entry Term(s)
Melittin
Mellitin
Registry Number
20449-79-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Melittin (honeybee)
Previous Indexing
Bees (1973-1974)
Peptides (1973-1974)
Venoms (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BEE VENOMS 1978-90; was see under VENOMS 1975-77
History Note
91(75); was see under BEE VENOMS 1978-90; was see under VENOMS 1975-77
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2021/05/10
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