Magainins

Known as: Magainins [Chemical/Ingredient], magainin 
A class of antimicrobial peptides discovered in the skin of XENOPUS LAEVIS. They kill bacteria by permeabilizing cell membranes without exhibiting… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The growing problem of bacterial resistance to conventional antibiotic compounds and the need for new antibiotics have stimulated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Many biologically interesting phenomena occur on a time scale that is too long to be studied by atomistic simulations. These… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In this work, we present the first characterization of the cell lysing mechanism of MSI-78, an antimicrobial peptide. MSI-78 is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Membrane pores spontaneously formed by antimicrobial peptides in membranes were crystallized for the first time by manipulating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Positively charged antimicrobial peptides with membrane-damaging activity are produced by animals and humans as components of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pexiganan, a 22-amino-acid antimicrobial peptide, is an analog of the magainin peptides isolated from the skin of the African… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Magainin, found in the skin of Xenopus laevis, belongs to a broad class of antimicrobial peptides which kill bacteria by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Magainin 2 is a 23-residue antibiotic peptide found in the skin of Xeonpus laevis (African clawed frog). It belongs to a broad… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
All-D-magainin-2 was synthesized to corroborate experimentally the notion that the biological function of a surface-active… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A family of peptides with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity has been isolated from the skin of the African clawed frog… (More)
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