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Pachymodulin has Janus-like immunomodulatory capacities

Pachymodulin, a new functional formyl peptide receptor 2 (FPR2) peptidic ligand isolated from frog skin, has Janus-like immunomodulatory capacities Claire Lacombe, Christophe Piesse, Sandrine Sagan, Christophe Combadiere, Yvonne Rosenstein, and Constance Auvynet, J....

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Highly Angiogenic Peptide Nanofibers

Highly Angiogenic Peptide Nanofibers Vivek A. Kumar, Nichole L. Taylor, Siyu Shi,Benjamin K. Wang, Abhishek A. Jalan, Marci K. Kang, Navindee C. Wickremasinghe, and Jeffrey D. Hartgerink, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 860-868. Major limitations of current tissue...

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Antidepressant-like effects of alarin

Antidepressant-like effects of alarin produced by activation of TrkB receptor signaling pathways in chronic stress mice. Wang M, Zhou W, Zhou X, Zhuang F, Chen Q, Li M, Ma T, Gu S., Behav. Brain Res., 2015, 280, 128-40. Alarin is a newly identified member of...

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α,β-Dehydroamino acids in naturally occurring peptides

α,β-Dehydroamino acids in naturally occurring peptides Siodłak D., Amino Acids., 2015, 47, 1-17. α,β-Dehydroamino acids are naturally occurring non-coded amino acids, found primarily in peptides. The review focuses on the type of α,β-dehydroamino acids, the...

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Fungicidal mechanisms of the antimicrobial peptide Bac8c.

Fungicidal mechanisms of the antimicrobial peptide Bac8c. Lee W, Lee DG., Biochim Biophys Acta., 2015, 1848, 673-9. Bac8c (RIWVIWRR-NH2) is an analogue peptide derived through complete substitution analysis of the linear bovine host defense peptide variant...

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