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Chemical Magainins

Name Magainins
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D054806
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ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Magainins

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Magainins
  CPF-AM1 peptide, Xenopus
  magainin 2 peptide, Xenopus
  magainin-AM1, Xenopus
  magainin-AM2, Xenopus