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Molecular Biology and Evolution, ISSN 0737-4038, 2014, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp. 546 - 559
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Journal of Biological Chemistry, ISSN 0021-9258, 03/2016, Volume 291, Issue 13, pp. 7097 - 7106
The structural similarity between defensins and scorpion neurotoxins suggests that they might have evolved from a common ancestor. However, there is no direct... 
VENOM | PORE REGION | bacteria | TOXIN | BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY | structure-function | KV1.3 CHANNEL | STRUCTURAL BASIS | FUNGAL DEFENSIN | defensin | INSECT DEFENSINS | neurotoxin | potassium channel | MESOBUTHUS-MARTENSII | PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS | K+ CHANNELS | Kv1.2 Potassium Channel - antagonists & inhibitors | Humans | Micrococcus luteus - growth & development | Potassium Channel Blockers - metabolism | Bacillus subtilis - growth & development | Defensins - pharmacology | Kv1.3 Potassium Channel - metabolism | Potassium Channel Blockers - pharmacology | Kv1.1 Potassium Channel - genetics | Amino Acid Sequence | Gene Expression | Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus - drug effects | Models, Molecular | Recombinant Proteins - chemistry | Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus - growth & development | Scorpion Venoms - chemistry | Kv1.2 Potassium Channel - metabolism | Neurotoxins - metabolism | Anti-Bacterial Agents - pharmacology | Mice | Scorpion Venoms - biosynthesis | Potassium Channel Blockers - chemistry | Defensins - metabolism | Defensins - genetics | Kv1.1 Potassium Channel - metabolism | Molecular Sequence Data | Neurotoxins - genetics | Structure-Activity Relationship | Defensins - chemistry | Kv1.3 Potassium Channel - genetics | Micrococcus luteus - drug effects | Scorpions - physiology | Anti-Bacterial Agents - chemistry | Protein Interaction Domains and Motifs | Recombinant Proteins - metabolism | Neurotoxins - chemistry | Protein Structure, Secondary | Kv1.1 Potassium Channel - antagonists & inhibitors | Anti-Bacterial Agents - metabolism | Scorpions - chemistry | Recombinant Proteins - genetics | Kv1.3 Potassium Channel - antagonists & inhibitors | Recombinant Proteins - pharmacology | Neurotoxins - pharmacology | Kv1.2 Potassium Channel - genetics | Sequence Alignment | Animals | Structural Homology, Protein | Staphylococcus aureus - drug effects | Staphylococcus aureus - growth & development | Bacillus subtilis - drug effects | Index Medicus | Cell Biology
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Planta, ISSN 0032-0935, 11/2017, Volume 246, Issue 5, pp. 1029 - 1044
Transgenic mustard plants ( Brassica juncea ) expressing non-allergenic and biologically safe RiD peptide show higher tolerance against Lipaphis erysimi.... 
Life Sciences | Transgenic mustard | Forestry | Mustard aphid | Allergenecity assessment | Biotic stress | Agriculture | Ecology | Plant Sciences | Integrated pest management | Jasmonate regulatory gene | ALLERGEN DATABASE | FOOD ALLERGENS | LIPAPHIS-ERYSIMI | SATIVUM LEAF LECTIN | AIRWAY HYPERREACTIVITY | PLANT SCIENCES | INSECTICIDAL ACTIVITY | PEANUT ALLERGENS | IGE EPITOPES | PLANT DEFENSIN | CROSS-REACTIVITY | Defensins - metabolism | Pest Control, Biological | Defensins - genetics | Salicylic Acid - metabolism | Plant Diseases - immunology | Stress, Physiological | Mustard Plant - immunology | Mustard Plant - parasitology | Oxylipins - metabolism | Plant Proteins - genetics | Animals | Rorippa - genetics | Plants, Genetically Modified | Aphids - physiology | Mustard Plant - genetics | Cyclopentanes - metabolism | Abscisic Acid - metabolism | Plant Proteins - metabolism | Plant Growth Regulators - metabolism | Plant Diseases - parasitology | Genetically modified plants | Safety and security measures | Plant physiology | Aphididae | Abscisic acid | Genetic engineering | Plants | Biosafety | Food | Drugs | Lung | Immunoglobulin E | Hybridization | Veterinary medicine | Allergenicity | Transgenic plants | Proteins | Biological effects | Histopathology | Safety engineering | Product safety | Food hypersensitivity | Jasmonic acid | Genetic modification | Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay | Agricultural management | Salicylic acid | Plants (botany) | Integration | Bioassays | Food organisms | Pest control | Oilseed crops | Pests | Agricultural practices | Brassica | Acids | Insects | Food safety | Mustard | Infestation | Index Medicus
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Journal of Comparative Physiology A, ISSN 0340-7594, 10/2019, Volume 205, Issue 5, pp. 745 - 753
Mating induces a range of physiological changes in female insects. In species that mate during several reproductive bouts throughout their life, mating causes... 
Life Sciences | Mating | Animal Physiology | Neurosciences | Zoology | Oviposition | Defensin | Vitellogenin | Ant queen | Zinc compounds | Superoxide | Ants | Wasps | Reproductive effort | Immune response | Genes | Superoxide dismutase | Gene expression | Insulin | Zinc | Bees | Queens | Animal reproduction | Reproductive strategy | Prophenoloxidase | Life span | Insects | Esterase | Species | Juvenile hormone esterase | Index Medicus
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PHYTOPATHOLOGY, ISSN 0031-949X, 03/2019, Volume 109, Issue 3, pp. 402 - 408
Plant defensins are small, cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides. These peptides have previously been shown to primarily inhibit the growth of fungal plant... 
SEEDS | DETERMINES | FUNGAL | MODE | CROWN ROT | ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES | INSECT | ALFALFA | PLANT SCIENCES
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Journal of Biological Chemistry, ISSN 0021-9258, 09/2010, Volume 285, Issue 38, pp. 29208 - 29216
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PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 06/2015, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp. e0128576 - e0128576
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BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, ISSN 0006-291X, 08/2014, Volume 451, Issue 2, pp. 252 - 257
A new defensin Lc-def, isolated from germinated seeds of the lentil Lens culinaris, has molecular mass 5440.4 Da and consists of 47 amino acid residues. Lc-def... 
Recombinant expression | BEANS | BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY | REVERSE-TRANSCRIPTASE | MEMBRANES | INSECT | SEEDS | Lentil | Antifungal activity | NMR | ANTIFUNGAL PLANT DEFENSIN | BIOPHYSICS | LIPID TRANSFER PROTEIN | BARLEY | GROWTH | Defensin | Antimicrobial peptide
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by Lang, YG and Pi, XH and Di, ZY and Zhang, Q and Wang, HJ and Shen, BZ and Li, FF and Liu, GM and Yu, Y and Li, X and Wu, YL and Li, WX and Cao, ZJ
BIOSCIENCE REPORTS, ISSN 0144-8463, 12/2017, Volume 37
Defensins are important components of innate host defence system against bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. Here, we predicted six potential defensin... 
CONVERGENT EVOLUTION | ANTIBACTERIAL PEPTIDES | ARTHROPOD | BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY | INSECT DEFENSINS | PURIFICATION | SEQUENCE | BIG DEFENSIN | INVERTEBRATES | RICH ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES | INNATE IMMUNITY | CELL BIOLOGY
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