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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 986273, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/986273
Research Article

Antibacterial Activity of Defensin PaDef from Avocado Fruit (Persea americana var. drymifolia) Expressed in Endothelial Cells against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus

1Centro Multidisciplinario de Estudios en Biotecnología, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Km 9.5 Carretera Morelia-Zinapécuaro, Posta Veterinaria, 58893 Morelia, MICH, Mexico
2Instituto de Investigaciones Químico Biológicas, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (UMSNH), Ciudad Universitaria, Edificio B1, 58030 Morelia, MICH, Mexico
3Unidad de Biotecnología, Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán, A.C. Calle 43 No. 130 Col. Chuburná de Hidalgo, 97200 Mérida, YUC, Mexico

Received 2 November 2012; Accepted 4 September 2013

Academic Editor: Lalji Singh

Copyright © 2013 Jaquelina Julia Guzmán-Rodríguez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Jaquelina Julia Guzmán-Rodríguez, Rodolfo López-Gómez, Luis M. Suárez-Rodríguez, et al., “Antibacterial Activity of Defensin PaDef from Avocado Fruit (Persea americana var. drymifolia) Expressed in Endothelial Cells against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 986273, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/986273