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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Magainins" by people in Profiles.
Beckloff N, Laube D, Castro T, Furgang D, Park S, Perlin D, Clements D, Tang H, Scott RW, Tew GN, Diamond G. Activity of an antimicrobial peptide mimetic against planktonic and biofilm cultures of oral pathogens. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Nov; 51(11):4125-32.
Bechinger B, Gierasch LM, Montal M, Zasloff M, Opella SJ. Orientations of helical peptides in membrane bilayers by solid state NMR spectroscopy. Solid State Nucl Magn Reson. 1996 Dec; 7(3):185-91.