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K-Ras mutant pancreatic cancer cells display intensive macropinocytosis, indicating that this process may be exploited in the… Expand Plant defensins interact with phospholipids in bilayers as part of their cytotoxic activity. Solanaceous class II defensins with… Expand TAD1 (Triticum aestivum defensin 1) is induced during cold acclimation in winter wheat and encodes a plant defensin with… Expand β-defensins are small, cysteine-rich, cationic peptides that contribute to various processes related to both arms of host defense… Expand Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease whose severe forms are often accompanied by kidney dysfunction. In the present study, urinary… Expand ABSTRACT In recent decades, pathogenic fungi have become a serious threat to human health, leading to major efforts aimed at… Expand ABSTRACT Human defensins play a fundamental role in the initiation of innate immune responses to some microbial pathogens. Here… Expand Background: NaD1 is a potent antifungal plant defensin from Nicotiana alata flowers. Results: NaD1 forms dimers as determined by… Expand The structure of a novel plant defensin isolated from the flowers of Petunia hybrida has been determined by (1)H NMR spectroscopy… Expand Defensin A is an inducible cationic protein secreted in the hemolymph of fleshfly Phormia terranovae larvae in response to… Expand