Antimicrobial peptides in the centipede Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans

  title={Antimicrobial peptides in the centipede Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans},
  author={Won Gi Yoo and Joon-Ha Lee and Younhee Shin and J Y Shim and Myunghee Jung and Byeong-chul Kang and Jae-Don Oh and Jiyeon Seong and Hak Koy Lee and Hong Sik Kong and Ki-Duk Song and Eun‐Young Yun and In-woo Kim and Young Nam Kwon and Dong Gun Lee and Ui Wook Hwang and Junhyung Park and Jae‐Sam Hwang},
  journal={Functional \& Integrative Genomics},
The centipede Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans is an environmentally beneficial and medically important arthropod species. Although this species is increasingly applied as a reliable source of new antimicrobial peptides, the transcriptome of this species is a prerequisite for more rational selection of antimicrobial peptides. In this report, we isolated total RNA from the whole body of adult centipedes, S. subspinipes mutilans, that were nonimmunized and immunized against Escherichia coli, and… 
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