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Source: Honey bee (Apis mellipera L) venom
Specification: Purity 98% by HPLC
Active ingredient: Melittin
Synonyms: melittin, melliten, melittin, melitten
Molecular formula: C131H229N39O31
Molecular Weight: 2846.46
Amino Acid Sequence:
Appearance: Pale lyophilized powder
Solubility: Soluble in an aqueous medium
Storage: -20 Celcius
Transportation (short-term) temperature: Ambient
Function and application:
Melittin is the main active component in bee venom with multi-functions such as antibacterial, radiation resistance and remarkable anti-inflammation, analgesic effect. Melittin can resist the growth of 20~30 kinds of gram-negative and gram-positive bacillus, treat Staphylococcus aureus effectively which is resistant to penicillin. Melittin is one of the strongest anti-inflammation components within human's knowledge up to now, its activity of anti-inflammation is 100 times of hydrocortisone's. Since many kinds of pains are induced by inflammation, melittin is especially effective while it is used for treatment of arthritis and gout. Recent researches show that melittin can resist the growth of tumor, which indicates further practical application of melittin in pharmaceutical area.