Experientia

, Volume 33, Issue 7, pp 938–939 | Cite as

Inhibitory tripeptide, Lys-Phe-Tyr, as a fragment of physalaemin

  • H. Takeuchi
  • T. Morimasa
  • M. Matsumoto
Specialia Pharmacologica

Summary

Several peptides were separated fromα-chymotrypsin-treated physalaemin by high voltage paper electrophoresis, and inhibition of the excitability of a molluscan giant neurone (tonically autoactive neurone) by the tripeptide, Lys-Phe-Tyr, was demonstrated.

Keywords

Peptide Electrophoresis High Voltage Paper Electrophoresis Giant Neurone 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Takeuchi
    • 1
  • T. Morimasa
    • 1
  • M. Matsumoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for NeurobiologyOkayama University Medical SchoolOkayamaJapan

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