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Alpha-Mating Factor Properties

Alpha-Mating Factor

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Description

 

Alpha-Mating Factor is a active factor, excreted into the culture medium by haploid cells of the alpha mating type and acts on cells of the opposite mating type (type A). It mediates the conjugation process between the two types by inhibiting the initiation of DNA synthesis in type a cells and synchronizing them with type alpha.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 1995.8 °C
CAS Number 59401-28-4
Density 1.338 g/cm3
Molar Mass 1683.971 g/mol
Molecular Formula C82H114N20O17S
Synonyms L-Tryptophyl-L-histidyl-L-tryptophyl-L-leucyl-L-glutaminyl-L-leucyl-L-lysyl-L-prolylglycyl-L-glutaminyl-L-prolyl-L-methionyl-L-tyrosine;alpha1-Mating Factor;Trp-His-Trp-Leu-Gln-Leu-Lys-Pro-Gly-Gln-Pro-Met-Tyr;Yeast Mating Factor Alpha, Acetate Salt;YMFa;Alpha-Factor Mating Pheromone
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