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N-Formylmethionine Leucyl-Phenylalanine

A formylated tripeptide originally isolated from bacterial filtrates that is positively chemotactic to polymorphonuclear leucocytes, and causes them to release lysosomal enzymes and become metabolically activated.

Year introduced: 1985

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Tree Number(s): D02.886.030.676.450.440, D12., D12.125.142.666.500, D12.125.166.676.450.440, D12.644.456.400, D23.125.685

MeSH Unique ID: D009240

Registry Number: 59880-97-6

Entry Terms:

  • Leucyl-Phenylalanine, N-Formylmethionine
  • N Formylmethionine Leucyl Phenylalanine
  • Formylmethionyl-Leucyl-Phenylalanine
  • Formylmethionyl Leucyl Phenylalanine
  • N-Formyl-Methionyl-Leucyl-Phenylalanine
  • N Formyl Methionyl Leucyl Phenylalanine
  • Formylmet-Leu-Phe
  • Formylmet Leu Phe
  • Formylmethionylleucylphenylalanine
  • N-formylmethionyl-leucyl-phenylalanine
  • N formylmethionyl leucyl phenylalanine
  • Formylmethionyl Peptide
  • Peptide, Formylmethionyl
  • N-Formylated Peptide
  • N Formylated Peptide
  • Peptide, N-Formylated
  • F-Met-Leu-Phe
  • F Met Leu Phe
  • fMet-Leu-Phe
  • fMet Leu Phe

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