δ-Lysine is a 26-residue hemolytic peptide secreted by Staphylococcus aureus, which is a δ-toxin. It is produced by most strains of Staphylococcus aureus. This toxin dissolves in a variety of cells by dissolving cell membranes.
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Sequence (One-Letter Code)
Sequence (Three-Letter Code)
H - Met - Ala - Gln - Asp - Ile - Ile - Ser - Thr - Ile - Gly - Asp - Leu - Val - Lys - Trp - Ile - Ile - Asp - Thr - Val - Asn - Lys - Phe - Thr - Lys - Lys - OH