Table 1

Examples of antimicrobial CRPs from plants

Class

Example

Plant species

Amino acids

Cysteine-spacing motif*

References


Plant defensin

Rs-AFP2

Raphanus sativus (radish)

51

C10C5C3C9C8C1C3C

[14]

Lipid-transfer protein

Ace-AMP1

Allium cepa (onion)

93

C9C12CC18C1C23C15C

[15]

Thionin

α-Hordothionin

Hordeum vulgare (barley)

45

CC7C3C8C3C1C7C

[16]

β-Barrelin

MiAMP1

Macadamia integrifolia

76

C9C1C25C14C11C

[17,18]

Snakin

StSN1

Solanum tuberosum (potato)

63

C3C3C8C32CC2C1C11C1C12C

[19]

Vicilin fragment

MiAMP2

Macadamia integrifolia

45

C3C12C3C

[11]

Chitin-binding peptide

Ac-AMP2

Amaranthus caudatus

30

C4C4CC5C6C

[20]

Knottin-like

Mj-AMP1

Mirabilis jalapa

36

C6C8CC3C10C

[21]

Cyclotide

Kalata B1

Oldenlandia affinis

29

C3C4C4C1C4C6

[10]

Impatiens

Ib-AMP1

Impatiens balsamina

20

CC8C3C

[12]


*Numbers refer to amino acid residues between cysteines (C) in the polypeptide backbone.

Manners Genome Biology 2007 8:225   doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-9-225