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Antimicrobial activity of trout hepcidin.

Antimicrobial activity of trout hepcidin.  Alvarez CA, Guzmán F, Cárdenas C, Marshall SH, Mercado L., Fish Shellfish Immunol., 2014, 41, 93-101. Hepcidin is an antimicrobial peptide and a hormone produced mostly the liver. It is a cysteine-rich peptide with a highly...

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Antimicrobials, stress and mutagenesis.

Antimicrobials, stress and mutagenesis.  Rodríguez-Rojas A, Makarova O, Rolff J., PLoS Pathog., 2014, 10, e1004445. Cationic antimicrobial peptides are ancient and ubiquitous immune effectors that multicellular organisms use to kill and police microbes whereas...

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Antibacterial Peptide Derived From Fish NK-lysin

NKLP27: A Teleost NK-Lysin Peptide that Modulates Immune Response, Induces Degradation of Bacterial DNA, and Inhibits Bacterial and Viral Infection. Zhang M, Li MF, Sun L, PLoS One, 2014, 9, e106543. NK-lysin is an antimicrobial protein produced by cytotoxic T...

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