abaecins
Proline-rich basic antibacterial peptides (4 kD) found in the haemolymph of the honeybee. See apidaecins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • coleoptericin — Inducible antibacterial peptide found in the haemolymph of a tenebrionid beetle following the injection of heat killed bacteria. Peptide A (glycine rich, 74 residues) is active against Gram negative bacteria; Peptides B and C are isoforms of a 43 …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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