New potent antimicrobial peptides from the venom of Polistinae wasps and their analogs

@article{eovsk2008NewPA,
  title={New potent antimicrobial peptides from the venom of Polistinae wasps and their analogs},
  author={V{\'a}clav {\vC}eřovsk{\'y} and Jiřina Slaninov{\'a} and Vladimír Fučík and Hana Hula{\vc}ov{\'a} and Lenka Borovi{\vc}kov{\'a} and Rudolf Je{\vz}ek and Lucie Bedn{\'a}rov{\'a}},
  journal={Peptides},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={992-1003}
}
Four new peptides of the mastoparan family, characterized recently in the venom of three neotropical social wasps collected in the Dominican Republic, Polistes major major, Polistes dorsalis dorsalis and Mischocyttarus phthisicus were synthesized and tested for antimicrobial potency against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli (E.c.) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and for hemolytic and mast cells degranulation activities. As these peptides possess strong antimicrobial… Expand
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