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Epand, Richard M.

Host Defense Peptides and Their Potential as Therapeutic Agents

Epand, Richard M. - Host Defense Peptides and Their Potential as Therapeutic Agents, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Biological Targets of Host Defense Peptides

1. Diversity in Host Defense Antimicrobial Peptides
Monique L. Hoek

2. Antifungal Host Defense Peptides
Karl Lohner, Regina Leber

3. Antiviral Host Defence Peptides
Filipa Henderson Sousa, Victor Casanova, Craig Stevens, Peter G. Barlow

4. Anticancer Peptides: Prospective Innovation in Cancer Therapy
Diana Gaspar, Miguel A.R.B. Castanho

5. Plant Antimicrobial Peptides
Ravinder K. Goyal, Autar K. Mattoo

Part II. Immune Modulation by Host Defense Peptides

6. Host Defense Peptides and the Eicosanoid Cascade
Min Wan, Xiao Tang, Jesper Z. Haeggström

Part III. Development of Resistance

7. Bacterial Resistance to Host Defence Peptides
David A. Phoenix, Sarah R. Dennison, Frederick Harris

8. Engineered OAKs Against Antibiotic Resistance and for Bacterial Detection
Amram Mor

Part IV. Recent Advances in Engineering Host Defense Peptides

9. Structural Analysis of Amphibian, Insect, and Plant Host Defense Peptides Inspires the Design of Novel Therapeutic Molecules
Guangshun Wang

10. How to Teach Old Antibiotics New Tricks
Stephanie Deshayes, Michelle W. Lee, Nathan W. Schmidt, Wujing Xian, Andrea Kasko, Gerard C. L. Wong

Part V. Therapeutic Perspectives

11. Antimicrobial Peptides and Preterm Birth
Catherine P James, Mona Bajaj-Elliott

12. Host Defense Peptides and Their Advancements in Translational Staphylococcus aureus Research
Sarah C. Mansour, Robert E.W. Hancock, Michael Otto

Keywords: Life Sciences, Protein Science, Immunology, Applied Microbiology, Medical Biochemistry, Microbiology

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319329499
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-32947-5

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