shortest proteins.

Michael Marsaglia marsagli at aries.scs.uiuc.edu
Thu May 8 10:15:21 EST 1997


Yeung Kam Sze <bc_yks at stu.ust.hk> writes:

>hi all,

>	do anyone of you know the shortest protein which contain only the
>standard 20 aa residues?  or any polypeptide is also ok.
>	i need it urgent.

>kams :)
Do you want a peptide or a protein? If a peptide is OK look up hormones in
any intro biochemistry book. I am an analytical chemist so I may be wrong 
but the shortest peptide I found was thyrotropin releasing hormone.

Mike



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