Protease Inhibitors from Plants with Antimicrobial Activity

  title={Protease Inhibitors from Plants with Antimicrobial Activity},
  author={Jin-Young Kim and Seong-Cheol Park and Indeok Hwang and Hyeonsook Cheong and Jae-Woon Nah and Kyung-soo Hahm and Yoonkyung Park},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
Antimicrobial proteins (peptides) are known to play important roles in the innate host defense mechanisms of most living organisms, including plants, insects, amphibians and mammals. They are also known to possess potent antibiotic activity against bacteria, fungi, and even certain viruses. Recently, the rapid emergence of microbial pathogens that are resistant to currently available antibiotics has triggered considerable interest in the isolation and investigation of the mode of action of… CONTINUE READING
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