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… (More)

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1977-2017
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2014
2014
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are gaining importance as anti-infective agents. Here we describe the updated Collection of… (More)
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2012
2012
The demand for antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) is rising because of the increased occurrence of pathogens that are tolerant or… (More)
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2010
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2010
BACKGROUND Several short antimicrobial peptides that are rich in tryptophan and arginine residues were designed with a series of… (More)
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2010
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2010
Background: The amyloid b-protein (Ab) is believed to be the key mediator of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology. Ab is most often… (More)
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2009
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2009
Many bacterial pathogens achieve resistance to defensin-like cationic antimicrobial peptides (CAMPs) by the multiple peptide… (More)
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2007
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2007
It has been shown recently that modification of peptidoglycan by O-acetylation renders pathogenic staphylococci resistant to the… (More)
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2007
2007
Antimicrobial peptides are highly diverse pathogen-killing molecules. In many taxa, their evolution is characterized by positive… (More)
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2005
2005
One of the most urgent problems in conservation biology today is the continuing loss of amphibian populations on a global scale… (More)
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2004
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2004
An antimicrobial peptide database (APD) has been established based on an extensive literature search. It contains detailed… (More)
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2002
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2002
Microarray studies have shown recently that microbial infection leads to extensive changes in the Drosophila gene expression… (More)
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