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Compound Summary for: CID 443295

N-Formylmethionine Leucyl-Phenylalanine

Also known as: N-Formyl-Met-Leu-Phe, fMLF, F-Met-leu-phe, FMLP, fMetLeuPhe, Chemotactic peptide, N-Formyl-L-methionyl-L-leucyl-L-phenylalanine
Molecular Formula: C21H31N3O5S   Molecular Weight: 437.55294   InChIKey: PRQROPMIIGLWRP-BZSNNMDCSA-N
A formylated tripeptide originally isolated from bacterial filtrates that is positively chemotactic to polymorphonuclear leucocytes, and causes them to release lysosomal enzymes and become metabolically activated.   From: MeSH
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