Antifungal defensins and their role in plant defense

Since the beginning of the 90’s lots of cationic plant, cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides (AMP) have been studied. However, Broekaert only coined the term plant defensin in 1995, after comparison of a new class of plant antifungal peptides with known insect defensins. From there, many plant defe...

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Main Authors: Ariane eLacerda, Érico Augusto Rosas Vasconcelos, PATRICIA BARBOSA PELEGRINI, Maria Fatima eGrossi-de-Sa
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2014-04-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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