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Introduction: Melitten

Description of Melitten

Melitten: Basic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera); it contains 62 amino acids, has cytolytic properties, causes contracture of muscle, releases histamine and disrupts surface tension, probably due to lysis of cell and mitochondrial membranes. Synonyms: melittin; melliten.
Source: MeSH 2007

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