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*  Beta defensin
"Tracheal antimicrobial peptide, a novel cysteine-rich peptide from mammalian tracheal mucosa: Peptide isolation and cloning of ... Defensins are 2-6 kDa, cationic, microbicidal peptides active against many Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, fungi, and ... Ostriches have a genome containing the gene coding for the antimicrobial peptide, Ostricacin-1. The presence of this peptide ... When the receptors are activated a cascade reaction will take place and substances such as cytokines and antimicrobial peptides ...
*  MP196
... is a synthetic antimicrobial peptide. It falls under the structural class: short cationic peptides. Since it is a short ... "Small cationic antimicrobial peptides delocalize peripheral membrane proteins". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ... MP196 can be used as the key structure in order to develop any potential antimicrobial peptides which could help in fighting ... as this cationic peptide prefers incorporating into membranes which have a higher negatively charged phospholipid ratio. ...
*  Indolicidin
... is an antimicrobial peptide. In vitro pharmacokinetics of antimicrobial cationic peptides alone and in combination ...
*  Lactoferricin
... is an amphipathic, cationic peptide with anti-microbial and anti-cancer properties. It can be generated by the ... and sequences from within this fragment are also antimicrobial. The MilkAMP database contains a total of 111 peptides (natural ... a comprehensive database of antimicrobial peptides of dairy origin". Dairy Science & Technology. 94: 181-193. 2013. doi:10.1007 ...
*  Lipid A acylase
PagP confers resistance to certain cationic antimicrobial peptides produced during the host innate immune response. Hwang, P. M ... Antimicrobial peptide resistance and lipid A acylation protein PagP is a family of several bacterial antimicrobial peptide ...
*  Formyl peptide receptor 2
Cathelicidin-related antimicrobial peptides, numerous Pleurocidins which are a family of cationic antimicrobial peptides found ... which is a frog-derived antimicrobial peptide ((pro-inflammatory products derived from host anti-microbial proteins); and j) ... Eicosanoid receptor Formyl peptide receptor Lipoxin Resolvin Formyl peptide receptor 1 Formyl peptide receptor 3 GRCh38: ... Pundir P, Catalli A, Leggiadro C, Douglas SE, Kulka M (Jan 2014). "Pleurocidin, a novel antimicrobial peptide, induces human ...
*  GDF2
... is a potent inducer of hepcidin (a cationic peptide that has antimicrobial properties) in liver cells (hepatocytes) and ... GDF2 contains an N-terminal TGF-beta-like pro-peptide (prodomain) (residues 56-257) and a C-terminal transforming growth factor ...
*  Antimicrobial peptides
Calculated spatial positions of peptides in the lipid bilayer Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides at the US National Library of ... including antimicrobial peptides, in a protein sequence PeptideRanker Bioactive peptide, including antimicrobial peptide, ... Insect antimicrobial peptides OPM Amphibian antimicrobial peptides. OPM Niedermaier, Henry (9 February 2012). "SYNTHETIC MIMICS ... In the competition of bacterial cells and host cells with the antimicrobial peptides, antimicrobial peptides will ...
*  Beta-defensin 2
Human beta-defensin-2 (hBD-2) is a cysteine-rich cationic low molecular weight antimicrobial peptide recently discovered in ... Beta-defensin 2 (BD-2) also known as skin-antimicrobial peptide 1 (SAP1) is a peptide that in humans is encoded by the DEFB4 ( ... 1999). "Production of beta-defensin antimicrobial peptides by the oral mucosa and salivary glands". Infect. Immun. 67 (6): 2740 ... 2001). "Production of beta-defensin antimicrobial peptides by maxillary sinus mucosa". American journal of rhinology. 15 (3): ...
*  Histone H2A
Antimicrobial peptide: Histones are conserved eukaryotic cationic proteins present in the cells and are involved in the ... Histone H2A variant is reported to be involved in host immune response by acting as antimicrobial peptides (AMPs). H2A are α- ... 2013). "An unconventional antimicrobial protein histone from freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii: Analysis of immune ... amphipathic protein with hydrophobic and hydrophilic residues on opposing sides that enhances the antimicrobial activity of H2A ...
*  Fixation (histology)
"Antibacterial Action of Structurally Diverse Cationic Peptides on Gram-Positive Bacteria". Antimicrobial Agents and ...
*  Liver-expressed antimicrobial peptide
LEAP2 is a cysteine-rich, and cationic protein. LEAP2 contains a core structure with two disulphide bonds formed by cysteine ... Liver-expressed antimicrobial peptides are a family of mammalian liver-expressed antimicrobial peptides (LEAP). The exact ... In contrast to smaller LEAP-2 variants, this peptide exhibits dose-dependent antimicrobial activity against selected microbial ... a novel blood peptide expressed in the liver". Protein Sci. 12 (1): 143-52. doi:10.1110/ps.0213603. PMC 2312392 . PMID 12493837 ...
*  Azurocidin 1
Azurocidin also known as cationic antimicrobial protein CAP37 or heparin-binding protein (HBP) is a protein that in humans is ... Pereira HA, Erdem I, Pohl J, Spitznagel JK (1993). "Synthetic bactericidal peptide based on CAP37: a 37-kDa human neutrophil ... "Entrez Gene: AZU1 azurocidin 1 (cationic antimicrobial protein 37)". Linder A, Christensson B, Herwald H, Björck L, Akesson P ( ... granule-associated cationic antimicrobial protein chemotactic for monocytes". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 90 (10): 4733-7. ...
*  Oxyopinin
It is also 29% identical to the amino acid residues of the frog antimicrobial peptide dermaseptin. Oxyopinins 2a, 2b, 2c, and ... They are the largest linear cationic amphipathic peptides detected in the venom of any spider. They are structurally α-helical ... The sixth peptide oxyopinin 4a (Oxt-4a) was reported in 2011 from Oxyopes takobius. It is composed of 77 amino acid residues, ... The first five peptides, namely oxyopinins 1, 2a, 2b, 2c, and 2d, were described in 2002 from Oxyopes kitabensis. Oxyopinin 1 ...
*  Cell-penetrating peptide
Helical β-peptides mimic antimicrobial activities of host defense peptides. This feature requires the orientation of cationic - ... In the absence of linker, the cationic peptide can interact more efficient with the target cell and cellular uptake occurs ... Cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs) are short peptides that facilitate cellular intake/uptake of various molecular equipment (from ... β-Peptides are conformationally more stable in aqueous solution than naturally occurring peptides, especially for small chains ...
*  Phagocytosis
... and cationic proteins such as defensins. Other antimicrobial peptides are present in these granules, including lactoferrin, ...
*  OmpT
... the host releases antimicrobial peptides as part of the innate immune response. Since OmpT can break down these antimicrobials ... but OmpT easily degrades the cationic protamine peptides, thus enhancing the risk of infection. There is a genetic link between ... Once docked in this position, water is positioned to attack the peptide in the active site. The cleavage of peptide bonds by ... "Identification of OmpT as the protease that hydrolyzes the antimicrobial peptide protamine before it enters growing cells of ...
*  Magainin
The magainins are a class of antimicrobial peptides found in the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis). The peptides are ... cationic, generally lack a stable conformation in water but form amphipathic α-helix in membranes; their mechanism against ... "Host-defense peptides in skin secretions of African clawed frogs (Xenopodinae, Pipidae)". General and comparative endocrinology ...
*  Dermaseptin
Mor, A. (2000) Peptide-based antibiotics: a potential answer to raging antimicrobial resistance. Drug Dev Res, 50:440-447. ... Hancock, R.E.W., Falla, T. and Brown, M.H. (1995) Cationic bactericidal peptides. Adv Microb Physiol, 37:135-75. Amiche, M., ... antimicrobial resistance Amiche, M., Seon, A.A., Pierre, T.N. and Nicolas, P. (1999) The dermaseptin precursors: a protein ... After transient loading of the cells with the non-toxic dermaseptin S4 analogue K4-S4(1-13)a, the peptide is transported in the ...
*  Defensin
... s are antimicrobial peptides that act mainly by disrupting the structure of bacterial cell membranes and are found in ... The name 'defensin' was coined in the mid1980s, though the proteins had been studied as 'Cationic Antimicrobial Proteins'. The ... a plant peptide signal involved in the innate immune response". Peptides. 29 (12): 2083-9. doi:10.1016/j.peptides.2008.08.019. ... In this sense, the intestinal production of antimicrobial peptides as hBD2 and hBD4 by trefoil from milk might play an ...
*  Alveolar macrophage
These organelles contain a plethora of degradative enzymes and antimicrobial peptides that are released into the phagolysosome ... and on the synthesis of toxic cationic polypeptides. Macrophages possess a repertoire of antimicrobial molecules packaged ... Normally mature TGFβ is secreted as a latent complex with its N-terminal fragment, latency-associated peptide (LAP), which ... it enhances antimicrobial effect, reduces the dosage needed, and avoids unnecessary distribution to the blood. Since mannose ...
*  Class II bacteriocin
It includes the alpha enterocins and lactococcin G peptides. These peptides have some antimicrobial properties; they inhibit ... This cationic N-terminal beta-sheet domain mediates binding of the class IIa bacteriocin to the target cell membrane. The C- ... Fimland G, Nissen-Meyer J, Johnsen L (2005). "The C-terminal domain of pediocin-like antimicrobial peptides (class IIa ... Dalhus B, Fimland G, Nissen-Meyer J, Johnsen L (2005). "Pediocin-like antimicrobial peptides (class IIa bacteriocins) and their ...
*  Scorpion
Maurotoxin from the venom of the Tunisian Scorpio maurus A number of antimicrobial peptides have also been found in the venom ... "Characterization of two linear cationic antimalarial peptides in the scorpion Mesobuthus eupeus". Biochimie. 92 (4): 350-359. ... of two genetically related meucin peptides highlights evolutionary divergence and convergence in antimicrobial peptides". FASEB ... Toxins being investigated include the following: Chlorotoxin is a 36-amino acid peptide found in the venom of the deathstalker ...
*  Cathelicidin
The cathelicidin family of peptides are classified as antimicrobial peptides (AMPs). The AMP family also includes the defensins ... "Cell differentiation is a key determinant of cathelicidin LL-37/human cationic antimicrobial protein 18 expression by human ... CAMP cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide". Zanetti M (January 2004). "Cathelicidins, multifunctional peptides of the innate ... Cathelicidin-related antimicrobial peptides are a family of polypeptides found in lysosomes of macrophages and ...
*  Cliotide
Butelase 1 is the fastest peptide ligase known capable of catalyzing peptide cyclization at an extraordinary efficiency. Nguyen ... At a concentration of 1 μM, cationic cliotides are capable of augmenting the secretion of various cytokines and chemokines in ... Cliotides display in vitro antimicrobial activity against E. coli, K. pneumoniae, and P. aeruginosa and cytotoxicity against ... Cliotides are a group of related peptides that have been isolated from the heat-stable fraction of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly ...
*  Arenicin
"Solution Structures and Biological Functions of the Antimicrobial Peptide, Arenicin-1, and Its Linear Derivative". Peptide ... Cationic residues on Arenicin-3 interacts with negatively charged lipopolysaccharides on the outer membrane of Gram-negative ... Arenicin is the name used to classify a group of antimicrobial peptides, which have shown promise as a novel drug to combat ... "NZ17074 - A Novel antimicrobial peptide showing potent in vitro activity against gram negative multi-resistant clinical ...