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attacin antibacterial protein, insect

Known as: attacin, attacins 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2018
Review
2018
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are crucial effectors of the innate immune system. They provide the first line of defense against a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Tsetse flies (Glossina spp.) vector pathogenic African trypanosomes, which cause sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tsetse flies transmit the protozoan parasite African trypanosomes, the agents of human sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The Imd signaling cascade, similar to the mammalian TNF-receptor pathway, controls antimicrobial peptide expression in Drosophila… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fat body and hemocytes play a central role in cellular and humoral responses for systemic infections in invertebrates, similar to… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Several dipteran insects are vectors of parasites causing major human infectious diseases. Among these, the tsetse fly, Glossina… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Lepidoptera have been reported to produce several antibacterial peptides in response to septic injury. However, in marked… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Attacin is a 20 kDa antibacterial protein, originally isolated from the immune haemolymph of Hyalophora cecropia. It has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Mammals and insects employ similar Rel/NF-kappaB signaling cascades in their humoral immune responses. The mammalian interleukin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Six closely related antibacterial proteins, attacins A-F, were isolated from the hemolymph of immunized pupae of the Cecropia… Expand
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