Role of Streptococcus mutans two-component systems in antimicrobial peptide resistance in the oral cavity☆

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Kawada-Matsuo, Miki ; Komatsuzawa, Hitoshi (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: The Japanese Dental Science Review, volume 53, issue 3, pages 86-94 (issn: 1882-7616, eissn: 2213-6851)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5501732, doi: 10.1016/j.jdsr.2016.12.002
  • Subject: 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... View more
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