Characterization of a Cathelicidin from the Colubrinae Snake, Sinonatrix annularis

@article{Wang2019CharacterizationOA,
  title={Characterization of a Cathelicidin from the Colubrinae Snake, Sinonatrix annularis},
  author={Aili Wang and Fen Zhang and Zhi-lai Guo and Yan Ling Chen and Minghui Zhang and Haining Yu and Yipeng Wang},
  journal={Zoological Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={36},
  pages={68 - 76}
}
The cathelicidins represent an important family of host defense peptides (HDPs) found exclusively in vertebrates, which serve as a critical effector in host immune response against microbial infections. To date, a large number of cathelicidins has been identified from diverse vertebrates, such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fishes. Sixteen cathelicidins have been identified from snakes in the Elapidae, Viperidae, and Biodae families. However, no cathelicidin has been discovered… Expand
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