Histatins

Known as: Histatins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A group of small, histidine-rich, cationic peptides in human SALIVA which are antibacterial and antifungal.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The production of peptides and small proteins with microbicidal activity collectively called antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) is… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Histatins are a group of antimicrobial peptides, found in the saliva of man and some higher primates, which possess antifungal… (More)
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2001
2001
Dietary tannins are polyphenols that are effectively precipitated by salivary histatins (Hsts), a novel family of tannin binding… (More)
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2000
2000
Salivary histatins (Hsts) are antifungal peptides with promise as therapeutic agents against candidiasis. Hst 5 kills the fungal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Candida albicans is the predominant species of yeast isolated from patients with oral candidiasis, which is frequently a symptom… (More)
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1997
1997
Heterotypic complexes between the high-molecular-weight mucin MG1 and other salivary proteins in human submandibular/sublingual… (More)
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1995
1995
Tannins have a number of detrimental biological effects and these include interference with normal growth and metabolism if they… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We have previously shown that histatins 1, 3, and 5 are homologous, histidine-rich proteins present in human parotid and… (More)
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1990
1990
Histatins are a group of electrophoretically distinct histidine-rich polypeptides with microbicidal activity found in human… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Histatins 1, 3, and 5 from human parotid secretion were isolated by gel filtration on Bio-Gel P-2 and reverse phase high… (More)
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