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Antimicrobial Peptide

Known as: AMP 
A natural or synthetically-derived peptide that selectively kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms; it may also have immunomodulatory… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are promising novel antibiotics since they have shown antimicrobial activity against a wide range… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background The amyloid β-protein (Aβ) is believed to be the key mediator of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. Aβ is most often… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have been studied for three decades, and yet a molecular understanding of their mechanism of action… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The antimicrobial peptide database (APD, http://aps.unmc.edu/AP/main.php) has been updated and expanded. It now hosts 1228… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) sense viral and microbial DNA through endosomal Toll-like receptors to produce type 1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The hormonal form of vitamin D3, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3), is an immune system modulator and induces expression of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
An antimicrobial peptide database (APD) has been established based on an extensive literature search. It contains detailed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides are abundant in animal and plant tissues involved in host defense. In insects, most are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In mammals, several gene families encode peptides with antibacterial activity, such as the β-defensins and cathelicidins. These… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Considering that the development of hepatic lesions related to iron overload diseases might be a result of abnormally expressed… Expand
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