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Chemical Cecropins

Name Cecropins
Definition Antimicrobial peptides that form channels in membranes that are more permeable to anions than cations. They resemble MAGAININS, with their N-terminal region forming a positively charged amphipathic alpha helix, but containing an additional C-terminal segment.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D054807
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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 Cecropins

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Cecropins
  cecropin A(1-11)-D(12-37)-Asn