CAS Number: 109528-49-6
Molecular Weight: 1547.6
Salt Form: NH4+
Sequence (3-letter): Gly-Asp-Phe-Glu-Glu-Ile-Pro-Glu-Glu-Tyr(SO3H)-Leu-Gln-OH
Sequence (1-letter): GDFEEIPEE(Tyr(SO3H))LQ-OH
Storage: -20 °C or below
Hirudin is a naturally occurring 65-amino acid peptide in the saliva of blood-sucking leeches and has anti-coagulating properties. This sulfated fragment binds to the regulatory exosite of thrombin 1 and prevents the activation of clotting factor V.