Antibacterial peptides of the moth Galleria mellonella.

@article{Mak2001AntibacterialPO,
  title={Antibacterial peptides of the moth Galleria mellonella.},
  author={Pawel Mak and Dorota Chmiel and G J Gacek},
  journal={Acta biochimica Polonica},
  year={2001},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={1191-5}
}
The work describes purification and biochemical characterization of two inducible antimicrobial peptides from the hemolymph of Galleria mellonella. The peptides were isolated by a sequence of reversed-phase chromatography steps from the hemolymph of larvae immunized with viable bacteria. The first peptide is a member of the cecropin family while the second one is rich in proline residues and has a unique sequence. 

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