Thionins

Known as: Peptides, Thonin, Thionins [Chemical/Ingredient], Thonin Peptides 
Antimicrobial peptides of 45-47 amino acids and typically with four disulfide bridges. They are found in PLANTS. Type-V thionins lack the C-terminal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Thionins are antimicrobial proteins that are thought to be involved in plant defense. Concordant with this view, we have recently… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Treatment of hyphae of Neurospora crassa with antifungal plant defensins, i.e. Rs-AFP2 and Dm-AMP1 isolated from radish and… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Thionins are low-molecular-weight proteins (M r ca. 5000) occurring in seeds, stems, roots and leaves of a number of plant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Thionins are cysteine-rich, 5 kDa polypeptides which are toxic to plant pathogens in vitro. Expression of the gene encoding alpha… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Although thionins and 2S albumins are generally considered as storage proteins, both classes of seed proteins are known to… (More)
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1992
1992
We isolated a flower-specific cDNA, FST (flower-specific thionin), which encodes a novel thionin from tobacco. Thionins are basic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A new sulfur-rich and basic polypeptide, designated as gamma-hordothionin, has been isolated from barley endosperm by a semi… (More)
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1989
1989
Leaf thionins of barley have been identified as a novel class of cell wall proteins, toxic to plant pathogenic fungi, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A novel class of highly abundant polypeptides with antifungal activity has been detected in cell walls of barley leaves. Similar… (More)
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1981
1981
Thionins, which are high-sulphur polypeptides present in the endosperm of wheat and related species, have ben found to prevent… (More)
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