Acyl transfer from phosphocholine lipids to melittin

Catherine J. Pridmore, Jackie A. Mosely, Alison Rodger, John M. Sanderson

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Transfer of fatty acyl groups from membrane phospholipids to melittin, a commonly studied membrane-active peptide, has been observed to occur over extended time periods. Transfer can be detected after 1-2 days and selectively targets amino groups at the N-terminal end of the peptide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1422-1424
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2011
Externally publishedYes


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