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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… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Eight families of antimicrobial peptides, ranging in size from 2 to 9 kD, have been identified in plants. These are thionins… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Two novel classes of antifungal proteins were isolated from radish seeds. The first class consists of two homologous proteins (Rs… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
  • D. Bowles
  • Annual review of biochemistry
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 37123882
1. 1 ntrodllction . . 2. Activation of Defense Responses . . 3. Classes of Defense-Related Proteins… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Two homologous sulfur‐rich basic polypeptides form wheat endosperm, so‐called γ1‐purothionin and γ2‐purothionin, are described… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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