Green biopesticides from natural sources
The world's most potent cockroach-killer?
March 22, 2018
Here we describe the discovery of the alpha-nemertines. Figure to the right shows the three dimensional structure of the prototype of this family of 3 kDa peptide toxins. In the paper, we described eight novel peptides in total. The variable residues that distinguish peptides from each other are marked in red.