Histidine-Rich Defensins from the <i>Solanaceae </i>and <i>Brasicaceae</i> Are Antifungal and Metal Binding Proteins

Plant defensins are best known for their antifungal activity and contribution to the plant immune system. The defining feature of plant defensins is their three-dimensional structure known as the cysteine stabilized alpha-beta motif. This protein fold is remarkably tolerant to sequence variation wit...

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Main Authors: Mark R. Bleackley, Shaily Vasa, Peta J. Harvey, Thomas M. A. Shafee, Bomai K. Kerenga, Tatiana P. Soares da Costa, David J. Craik, Rohan G. T. Lowe, Marilyn A. Anderson
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-08-01
Series:Journal of Fungi
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2309-608X/6/3/145