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Biochem Soc Trans (2018) 46 (2): 371–377.
Published: 09 March 2018
... effective prophylactic and therapeutic approaches. Correspondence: Pyong Woo Park ( pyong.park@childrens.harvard.edu ) 3 1 2018 19 1 2018 26 1 2018 © 2018 The Author(s). Published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2018 antimicrobial peptide...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2012) 40 (6): 1492–1497.
Published: 21 November 2012
..., but simply accept that the wide distribution and great diversity of bacteriocin operons in sequenced genomes confirms an evolutionary advantage for their production. antimicrobial peptide bacteriocin bioengineering lantibiotic mutagenesis nisin Perhaps the most fascinating bacteriocins...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2011) 39 (5): 1527–1532.
Published: 21 September 2011
... are antimicrobial peptides. In the present review, we provide an overview of antifungal peptides isolated from plants, insects, amphibians and mammals that induce apoptosis. Their antifungal spectrum, mode of action and toxicity are discussed in more detail. Plant defensins are small, basic peptides that have...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2011) 39 (4): 1045–1050.
Published: 20 July 2011
...-regensburg.de ). 17 1 2011 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2011 Biochemical Society 2011 antimicrobial peptide bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein (BPI) cystic fibrosis lung innate immunity pneumonia In contrast with most other human vital organs, the respiratory...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2011) 39 (4): 1051–1055.
Published: 20 July 2011
... LPS lipopolysaccharide NASG nasopharyngeal carcinoma-related protein PLUNC palate, lung and nasal epithelium clone SMG submucosal gland SPLUNC1 short PLUNC1 TLR4 Toll-like receptor 4 antimicrobial peptide bacterium lipopolysaccharide (LPS) mucous cell...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2007) 35 (6): 1496–1500.
Published: 23 November 2007
...K. Aggrawal; N. Silverman Drosophila rely primarily on innate immune responses to effectively combat a wide array of microbial pathogens. The hallmark of the Drosophila humoral immune response is the rapid production of AMPs (antimicrobial peptides) by the fat body, the insect homologue...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (2): 276–278.
Published: 20 March 2006
...P.S. Hiemstra Innate immunity provides an effective first line of defence against infections. This is of particular importance in the lung, an organ that is exposed to a large number of pathogens that are inhaled. Antimicrobial peptides play an important role in the defence against these pathogens...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (2): 251–256.
Published: 20 March 2006
... correspondence should be addressed (email Dominic.Campopiano@ed.ac.uk ). 13 1 2006 © 2006 The Biochemical Society 2006 antimicrobial peptide defensin mass spectrometry The mammalian innate immune system produces a large array of weapons to protect the host from the constant attack...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (2): 257–262.
Published: 20 March 2006
... exon sequences are, however, only approx. 30% identical. Antimicrobial peptides have a critical role in the vertebrate innate immune defence against microbes. These peptides have potential as therapeutics, and intelligent drug design relies on understanding how these molecules function...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (2): 273–275.
Published: 20 March 2006
... the antibacterial activity of a wide range of antimicrobial peptides and proteins: i.e. lysozyme, SLPI (secretory leucocyte proteinase inhibitor), LL-37, hNP-1 (human neutrophil peptide-1) and the human β-defensins 1, 2 and 3. Analysis of the functional properties of recombinant domains of SIC shows that binding...