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Compound Summary for: CID 53477795

Tuftsin

Also known as: Polytuftsin; Tuftsin polymer; HMDB05770; L-threonyl-l-LYSYL-l-prolyl-l-arginine
Molecular Formula: C21H40N8O6   Molecular Weight: 500.5923   InChIKey: IESDGNYHXIOKRW-NNFXCFJSSA-N
N(2)-((1-(N(2)-L-Threonyl)-L-lysyl)-L-prolyl)-L-arginine. A tetrapeptide produced in the spleen by enzymatic cleavage of a leukophilic gamma-globulin. It stimulates the phagocytic activity of blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes and neutrophils in particular. The peptide is located in the Fd fragment of the gamma-globulin molecule.   From: MeSH
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