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IMMUNOLOGY

Antimicrobial peptides A Brief


Mechanism and Antimicrobial Application of Histatin 5, Defensin and  Cathelicidin Peptides Derivatives  

Peptides are the expression of genes which are regulated by the defense mechanism of the cell. Antipeptides or proteins are the inhibitory factors or proteins which are being designed to inhibit the function of defective ones. AMP's Kill cells in various ways lie by upsetting layer respectability, by repressing proteins, DNA and RNA union, or by collaborating with certain intracellular targets. All AMPs known by the late-90s are cationic. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are oligopeptides with a varying number (from five to over a hundred) of amino acids. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have broad spectrum of antimicrobial action against microscopic organisms like viruses, fungi, and parasites. In this article the action and mechanism of the antimicrobial activities of peptides which are actually called Proteins are discussed. The little cationic peptides are multifunctional as effectors of natural invulnerability on skin and mucosal surfaces and have shown coordinate antimicrobial movement against different microorganisms, infections, organisms, and parasites. Histatin 5, Defensin and Cathelicidins are the peptides which are found in animals and plants which have their own functions against hosts.
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