BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Lipopeptides as the Antifungal and Antibacterial Agents: Applications in Food Safety and Therapeutics

Figure 1

Cyclic structure of lipopeptide Iturin, containing seven amino acid residues attached to a 14-carbon chain indicates its amphiphilic nature. The amino acids involved in this structure are three D-amino acids (Tyr, Asn, and Asn) and the four L-amino acids (Pro, Ser, Asn, and Gln).