AcT-2: A Novel Myotropic and Antimicrobial Type 2 Tryptophyllin from the Skin Secretion of the Central American Red-Eyed Leaf Frog, Agalychnis callidryas
Dose-response curves obtained using synthetic AcT-2 on rat smooth muscle preparations. (a) Effect of the peptide on tail artery smooth muscle preparations expressed as means and standard errors (). EC50 was found to be 5.1 nM. (b) Effect of the peptide on urinary bladder smooth muscle preparations expressed as means and standard errors (). EC50 was found to be 9.3 μM.
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