Comparative study of two plasticins: specificity, interfacial behavior, and bactericidal activity.

@article{Joanne2009ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of two plasticins: specificity, interfacial behavior, and bactericidal activity.},
  author={Pierre Joanne and M{\'e}lanie Falord and Olivier Chesneau and Claire Lacombe and Sabine Castano and Bernard Desbat and Constance Auvynet and Pierre Nicolas and Tarek Msadek and Chahrazade El Amri},
  journal={Biochemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 40},
  pages={9372-83}
}
A comparative study was designed to evaluate the staphylococcidal efficiency of two sequence-related plasticins from the dermaseptin superfamily we screened previously. Their bactericidal activities against Staphylococcus aureus as well as their chemotactic potential were investigated. The impact of the GraS/GraR two-component system involved in regulating resistance to cationic antimicrobial peptides (CAMPs) was evaluated. Membrane disturbing activity was quantified by membrane depolarization… CONTINUE READING

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