Plant α‐amylase inhibitors and their interaction with insect α‐amylases
In this review, existing knowledge of insect α-amylases, plant α-AMylase inhibitors and their interaction is summarized and positive results recently obtained for transgenic plants and future prospects in the area are reviewed.
Activity of wheat α‐amylase inhibitors towards bruchid α‐amylases and structural explanation of observed specificities
Improved structural understanding of the bases for the 0.19 structural family inhibitor specificity reported here may prove useful in the future for the rational design of inhibitors possessing altered inhibition characteristics.
Peptides with Dual Antimicrobial and Anticancer Activities
- Mário R Felício, O. N. Silva, S. Gonçalves, N. Santos, O. Franco
- BiologyFrontiers in Chemistry
- 21 February 2017
This review will approach the desirable characteristics of small peptides that demonstrated dual activity against microbial infections and cancer, as well as the peptides engaged in clinical trials.
Plant alpha-amylase inhibitors and their interaction with insect alpha-amylases.
This review summarizes existing knowledge of insect alpha-amylases, plant alpha-AMylase inhibitors and their interaction, and positive results recently obtained for transgenic plants and future prospects in the area are reviewed.
Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology
The data shown here suggest that the protein present in algaroba seeds is involved with defense responses to insects and may be an important tool to be used in engineering plants resistant to bean weevils.
Exercise induction of gut microbiota modifications in obese, non-obese and hypertensive rats
Examination of gut microbial composition in Obese rats, non-obese Wistar rats and Spontaneously Hypertensive rats indicated that non-Obese and hypertensive rats harbor a different gut microbiota from obese rats and that exercise training alters gut microbiotaFrom an obese and hypert Offensive genotype background.
Understanding bacterial resistance to antimicrobial peptides: From the surface to deep inside.
Identification and structural insights of three novel antimicrobial peptides isolated from green coconut water
Prediction of antimicrobial peptides based on the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system application.
Due to the fuzzy nature ofAMP physicochemical properties, the ANFIS approach presented here can provide an efficient solution for screening putative AMP sequences and for exploration of properties characteristic of AMPs.
Antibacterial Peptides from Plants: What They Are and How They Probably Work
- Patrícia Barbosa Pelegrini, R. P. del Sarto, O. N. Silva, O. Franco, M. F. Grossi-de-Sá
- BiologyBiochemistry Research International
- 3 March 2011
This paper describes the folding of several peptides and similarities among their three-dimensional structures, and some hypotheses for their mechanisms of action and attack on the bacterial membrane surface are proposed.