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Magainins

A class of antimicrobial peptides discovered in the skin of XENOPUS LAEVIS. They kill bacteria by permeabilizing cell membranes without exhibiting significant toxicity against mammalian cells.
Networked: 11 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Cheng, Jya-Wei: 1 article (05/2009)
2. Haung, Hsu-Yuang: 1 article (05/2009)
3. Jan, Pey-Shynan: 1 article (05/2009)
4. Yu, Hui-Chen: 1 article (05/2009)
5. Fang, Huey-Jen: 1 article (05/2009)
6. Chang, Yuan-I: 1 article (05/2009)
7. Wu, Jiun-Ming: 1 article (05/2009)
8. Chen, Hueih Min: 1 article (05/2009)
9. Kar, Manisha: 1 article (01/2005)
10. Ghosh, D: 1 article (01/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Infection
3. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome)
4. Malaria
5. Decompression Sickness (Bends)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Peptides
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3. Piperacillin
4. Melitten (Melittin)
5. Liposomes (Liposome)
6. peptide-Gly-Leu-amide