Histidine-rich glycoprotein exerts antibacterial activity.


Histidine-rich glycoprotein (HRGP), an abundant heparin-binding protein found in plasma and thrombocytes, exerts antibacterial effects against Gram-positive bacteria (Enterococcus faecalis and Staphylococcus aureus) and Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa). Fluorescence studies and electron microscopy to assess membrane… (More)


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@article{Rydengrd2007HistidinerichGE, title={Histidine-rich glycoprotein exerts antibacterial activity.}, author={Victoria Rydeng{\aa}rd and A K Olsson and Matthias M{\"{o}rgelin and Artur Schmidtchen}, journal={The FEBS journal}, year={2007}, volume={274 2}, pages={377-89} }