Table 2

Amino acid analysis of salivaricin D

Amino acidExperimental no. of amino acid residues (%)aNo. of amino acid residues deduced
Asp/Asn1 (3.8)1
Thrb0 (0)3
Serb0 (0.2)4
Glu/Glnc3–4 (13.9)1
Gly4 (15.8)4
Ala0 (0.2)0
CysND4
Val2 (7.8)2
Met1 (3.6)1
Ile4 (17.7)5
Leu2 (8.1)2
Tyr0 (0)0
Phe1 (3.5)1
His3–4 (14.7)4
Lys1 (3.8)1
Agr0 (0)0
Pro2 (6.8)1
TrpND0
  • a ND, not determined.

  • b All residues were dehydrated/modified and consequently not accessible for detection.

  • c The elution peak of Glu/Gln was probably contaminated with some of the modified amino acid residues (the same retention time).