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Toxicon. 2000 Feb;38(2):259-64.

Amino acid sequence studies on cytolytic toxins from sea anemone Heteractis magnifica, Entacmaea quadricolor and Stichodactyla mertensii (Anthozoa).

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  • 1The Institute of Medicinal Chemistry, Hoshi University, Shinagavwa, Tokyo, Japan.


The complete amino acid sequence of a cytolytic toxin, HmT, isolated from sea anemone Heteractis magnifica was determined. It is composed of 177 amino acid residues and lacks half-cystines. Partial N-terminal sequences of three other cytolysins from Entacmaea quadricolor (EnT) and Stichodactyla mertensii (SmT-1 and SmT-2) were also determined. Comparing these sequences with those of other sea anemone cytolysins, a high degree of homology was observed.

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