pepstatin A

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N‐isovaleryl‐l‐valyl‐l‐valyl‐3‐hydroxy‐6‐methyl‐4‐aminoheptanoyl‐l‐alanyl‐3‐hydroxy‐6‐methyl‐4‐aminoheptanoic acid; a peptide, isolated from broth cultures of Streptomyces spp., that inhibits pepsin and other aspartic proteases, notably cathepsin D, renin, and fungal acid proteases.

Subjects: Chemistry.

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