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penaeidins


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A family of small (5–6 kDa) antimicrobial peptides, originally identified in the haemolymph of the Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Activity is predominantly directed against Gram-positive bacteria. A curated database (Penbase) of all penaeidins has been established.

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