CAS Number: 80388-04-1
Molecular Weight: 1522.04
Salt Form: TFA
Sequence (3-letter): Phe-Leu-Pro-Leu-Ile-Leu-Gly-Lys-Leu-Val-Lys-Gly-Leu-Leu-NH2
Sequence (1-letter): FLPLILGKLVKGLL-NH2
Storage: -20 °C or below
Mast cell degranulating (MCD) peptide HR-2 is derived from the giant hornet Vespa orientalis and has biological effects similar to the MCD peptide from bee venom. Treatment of mast cells with the peptide initiates the release of histamine.