defensin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3000693
DefinitionDefensins are natural cationic peptides that have antibiotic properties. It is part of the innate immune system of plants and animals.
Drug Classpeptide antibiotic
Classification2 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
+ peptide antibiotic [Drug Class]
Sub-Term(s)
7 ontology terms | Show
+ cell membrane component targeted by antibiotic targeted_by_antibiotic
+ Bacillus subtilis mprF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus mprF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Listeria monocytogenes mprF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Brucella suis mprF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Clostridium perfringens mprF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Streptococcus agalactiae mprF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
Publications

Ganz T. 2003. Nat Rev Immunol 3(9): 710-720. Defensins: antimicrobial peptides of innate immunity. (PMID 12949495)