Peptides Derived From the α-Core and γ-Core Regions of a Putative Silybum marianum Flower Defensin Show Antifungal Activity Against Fusarium graminearum

Fusarium graminearum is the etiological agent of Fusarium head blight (FHB), a disease that produces a significant decrease in wheat crop yield and it is further aggravated by the presence of mycotoxins in the affected grains that may cause health problems to humans and animals. Plant defensins and...

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Main Authors: Agustina Fernández, María Laura Colombo, Lucrecia M. Curto, Gabriela E. Gómez, José M. Delfino, Fanny Guzmán, Laura Bakás, Ismael Malbrán, Sandra E. Vairo-Cavalli
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Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-02-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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