BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 2

Review Article

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

Figure 2

Heptapeptide cyclic structure of Surfactin, containing both hydrophobic and hydrophilic amino acids. The structure containing amino acids: two D-amino acids (Leu, Leu) and five L-amino acids (Val, Asp, Leu, Glu, and Leu), indicates its amphipathic nature.