Insect immunity: cDNA clones coding for the precursor forms of cecropins A and D, antibacterial proteins from Hyalophora cecropia

Dan Anders Lidholm, Guðmundur H Guðmundsson, Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Hans G. Boman*

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Abstract

Using synthetic probes cDNA clones were isolated correponding to the precursor forms of cecropins A and D. The sequences obtained were compared to earlier data for preprocecropin B. A processing scheme in three or four steps is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-12
Number of pages5
JournalFEBS Letters
Volume226
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 1987
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
work was supported by The Swedish Natural ScienceR esearchC ouncil by grant BU 2453.

Other keywords

  • (Hyalophora cecropia)
  • Amino acid sequence
  • cDNA clone
  • Cecropin A
  • Cecropin D
  • Nucleotide sequence

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