"Cecropins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Antimicrobial peptides that form channels in membranes that are more permeable to anions than cations. They resemble MAGAININS, with their N-terminal region forming a positively charged amphipathic alpha helix, but containing an additional C-terminal segment.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cecropins".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cecropins".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cecropins" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cecropins" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.