One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A peptide, containing 26 amino acids, which is present in bee venom and has been used experimentally as an antibacterial agent, especially against penicillin-resistant bacteria.
1960s. From German Melittin from ancient Greek (Attic) μέλιττα bee + German -in.
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