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pyrrhocoricin protein, Pyrrhocoris apterus

Known as: pyrrhocoricin, pyrrhocoricin, Pyrrhocoris apterus 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
With bacterial resistance becoming a serious threat to global public health, antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have become a… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Analysis of a Selected Set of Antimicrobial Peptides The rapid emergence of resistance to classical antibiotics has increased the… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background The Pyrrhocoris apterus (Insecta: Heteroptera) adults attain high levels of cold tolerance during their overwintering… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SUMMARY Three acclimation groups [i.e. non-diapause (LD), diapause (SD) and diapause, cold-acclimated (SDA)] of the adult bugs… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Members of the proline-rich antibacterial peptide family, pyrrhocoricin, apidaecin and drosocin appear to kill responsive… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • Jr L. Otvos
  • Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 12776628
Abstract: From the many peptide families that are induced upon bacterial infection and can be isolated from all classes of… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Recently, we documented that the short, proline-rich antibacterial peptides pyrrhocoricin, drosocin, and apidaecin interact with… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Drosocin, pyrrhocoricin, and apidaecin, representing the short (18-20 amino acid residues) proline-rich antibacterial peptide… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • L. Otvos
  • Journal of peptide science : an official…
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 25551458
Insects are amazingly resistant to bacterial infections. To combat pathogens, insects rely on cellular and humoral mechanisms…