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- Wang, Aili, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Fish & shellfish immunology 2017 v.71 pp. 202-209
- Alligator sinensis; Eriocheir sinensis; acid phosphatase; alkaline phosphatase; antibiotics; antimicrobial properties; bacteria; bacterial infections; cathelicidins; cell death; cell membranes; crab culture; crabs; immune response; immune system; immunostimulants; innate immunity; lysozyme; pathogens; survival rate; vertebrates
- ... Host defense peptides (HDPs), a class of conserved components of animal innate immune system, possess direct antimicrobial activities against invading pathogens and broadly participate in boosting and modulating host immune responses. Cathelicidins is an important family of HDPs that has been identified exclusively in vertebrates. Considering the relatively conserved innate immune system between i ...