Role of Streptococcus mutans two-component systems in antimicrobial peptide resistance in the oral cavity☆
- Publisher: Elsevier
The Japanese Dental Science Review,
(issn: 1882-7616, eissn: 2213-6851)
RK1-715 | Review Article | Dentistry(all) | Dentistry | Defensin | Streptococcus mutans | Antimicrobial peptide | Bacteriocin | Two-component system
Summary Approximately 100 trillion microorganisms exist in the oral cavity. For the commensal bacteria of the oral cavity, it is important to adapt to environmental stimuli, including human- or bacteria-derived antimicrobial agents. Recently, bacterial-specific signal t...