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- Zhou, Mei, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Amino acids 2014 v.46 no.4 pp. 901-909
- Candida albicans; Escherichia coli; Staphylococcus aureus; amino acids; anti-infective properties; antimicrobial peptides; bacterial infections; cDNA libraries; complementary DNA; frogs; hemolysis; prototypes; reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography; secretion; therapeutics; yeasts
- ... Amphibian skin secretions contain a broad spectrum of biologically active compounds, particularly antimicrobial peptides, which are considered to constitute a first line of defence against bacterial infection. Here we describe the identification of two prototype peptides representing a novel structural class of antimicrobial peptide from the skin secretion of the oriental broad-folded frog, Hylara ...