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Siemion, I. Z., A. Kluczyk and Z. Wieczorek. Anti-IL-1 activity of peptide fragments of IL-1 family proteins. Peptides 19(2) 373-382, 1998.-A series of peptides containing retro-tuftsin- and tuftsin-like motifs from IL-1 proteins inhibits IL-1-induced IL-2 production and reduces the humoral immune response, thus supporting our hypothesis that tuftsin (Thr-Lys-Pro-Arg)-IL-1 competition depends on the presence of such motifs in IL-1 proteins. Some other peptides from regions of IL-1 responsible for receptor binding were also active, with peptide Ile-Thr-Gly-Ser-Glu (III) from IL-1α (residues 98-102), not only strongly affecting IL-2 production, but also suppressing the immune response; the analogue of hexapeptide Val-Thr-Lys-Phe-Tyr-Phe from the C-terminal part of IL-1ra, with Lys replaced by Asp, was as efficient as Val-Thr-Lys-Phe-Tyr-Phe with respect to IL-1 competition.
Summary. The central nervous system (CNS) and the immune system were for many years considered as two autonomous systems. Now, the reciprocal connections between them are generally recognized and very well documented. The links are realized mainly by various immuno- and neuropeptides. In the review the influence of the following immunopeptides on CNS is presented: tuftsin, thymulin, thymopoietin and thymopentin, thymosins, and thymic humoral factor. On the other side, the activity in the immune system of such neuropeptides as substance P, neurotensin, some neurokinins, enkephalins, and endorphins is discussed.
We have found that besides the known cyclolinopeptides A (CLA) and B (CLB), there is a new cyclic peptide in linseed mill cake that we have named CLX. Its composition is very similar to that of CLA, a cyclic peptide with a distinct immunosuppressive activity. The sequence of this peptide has been established as cyclo(PPFFILLX), where X is a non-proteinaceous amino acid, N-methyl-4-aminoproline. This amino acid substitutes for two amino acid residues of CLA, mimicking a dipeptide moiety with a nonplanar cis amide bond. The non-proteinaceous amino acid X may mimic a transition state of the peptide bond which exists in such processes as, e.g., PPIase-catalysed cis/trans amide-Pro bond isomerisation.
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