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Melitten (Melittin)

Basic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It contains 26 amino acids, has cytolytic properties, causes contracture of muscle, releases histamine, and disrupts surface tension, probably due to lysis of cell and mitochondrial membranes.
Also Known As:
Melittin; Mellitin; Melittin (honeybee)
Networked: 213 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 30 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Park, Kwan-Kyu: 14 articles (09/2015 - 02/2010)
2. Han, Sang-Mi: 8 articles (11/2015 - 01/2012)
3. Chang, Young-Chae: 8 articles (04/2015 - 02/2010)
4. Chen, Jun: 8 articles (03/2013 - 06/2005)
5. Lee, Woo-Ram: 7 articles (09/2015 - 01/2011)
6. Kim, Kyung-Hyun: 6 articles (09/2015 - 01/2011)
7. Cho, Hyun-Ji: 6 articles (04/2015 - 02/2010)
8. Li, Bai: 6 articles (01/2015 - 08/2004)
9. Hong, Jin Tae: 6 articles (01/2012 - 11/2004)
10. Song, Ho Sueb: 6 articles (01/2012 - 11/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Inflammation
3. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer)
4. Glioma (Gliomas)
5. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Bee Venoms (Bee Venom)
2. Cytokines
3. cecropin A
4. Peptides
5. Venoms
6. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
7. Immunoconjugates (Immunoconjugate)
8. chrysin
9. pinocembrin
10. Amino Acids

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
2. Lasers (Laser)
3. Intradermal Injections
4. Renal Replacement Therapy (Therapies, Renal Replacement)
5. Therapeutics