Ranakinestatin-PPF from the Skin Secretion of the Fukien Gold-Striped Pond Frog, Pelophylax plancyi fukienensis: A Prototype of a Novel Class of Bradykinin  B2 Receptor Antagonist Peptide from Ranid Frogs

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Ma, Jie ; Luo, Yu ; Ge, Lilin ; Wang, Lei ; Zhou, Mei ; Zhang, Yingqi ; Duan, Jinao ; Chen, Tianbao ; Shaw, Chris (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: volume 2,014 (issn: 1537-744X, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/564839, pmc: PMC4000668
  • Subject: Research Article | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Article Subject

<p>The defensive skin secretions of many amphibians are a rich source of bradykinins and bradykinin-related peptides (BRPs). Members of this peptide group are also common components of reptile and arthropod venoms due to their multiple biological functions that include ... View more
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