Isolation and Characterization of a New Antimicrobial Peptide from Pimpinella anisum Seeds
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A homogeneous peptide of molecular mass 9.0 kDa with high antimicrobial activity for E. coli ATCC11229 and Candida albicans ATCC10231 was isolated for the first time from Pimpinella anisum seeds using gel filtration and HPLC.
KeywordsPimpinella anisum seeds proteins and peptides isolation antimicrobial activity
The work was performed in the framework of a new project on the research and development of endemic traditional Chinese medicine in Xinjiang based on traditional Xinjiang medicine. Study of quality standards for 10 types of widely used drugs No. 2016/01/04. We thank the National Science and Technology Foundation for supporting research and development of new ethnic varieties of drugs and its key innovative technologies (2017ZX09301045); the Central Asian Center of Drug Discovery and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, for technological innovations for young scientists; and PIFI Fund of the Chinese Academy of Sciences for invited scientists No. 2019VBA0013.
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