Family

Antimicrobial peptide tachystatin A (IPR022717)

Short name: Antimicrobial_tachystatin_A

Family relationships

None.

Description

Tachystatin A contains a cysteine-stabilised triple-stranded beta-sheet and shows features common to membrane-interactive peptides. Tachystatin A is thought to have an antimicrobial activity similar to defensins.Tachystatin A is also a chitin-binding peptide [PMID: 11959852].

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
Pfam