Defensins: antifungal lessons from eukaryotes

Over the last years, antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have been the focus of intense research towards the finding of a viable alternative to current antifungal drugs. Defensins are one of the major families of AMPs and the most represented among all eukaryotic groups, providing an important first line...

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Main Authors: Patrícia M. Silva, Sónia eGonçalves, Nuno C. Santos
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2014-03-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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