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International Journal of Peptides
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 594723, 7 pages
Structural and Functional Consequences Induced by Post-Translational Modifications in α-Defensins
1School of Biosciences and Biotechnologies, University of Camerino, Gentile III da Varano Street, 62032 Camerino, Italy
2Department of Chemistry, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
3Research Center, http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100004336 Novartis, Fiorentina 1 Street, 53100 Siena, Italy
4Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
Received 3 April 2011; Accepted 22 May 2011
Academic Editor: Peter Bergman
Copyright © 2011 Enrico Balducci 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.
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- Tamami Kiyono, Sayori Wada, Ryoko Ohta, Eri Wada, Tomohisa Takagi, Yuji Naito, Toshikazu Yoshikawa, and Kenji Sato, “Identification of pyroglutamyl peptides with anti-colitic activity in Japanese rice wine, sake, by oral administration in a mouse model,” Journal of Functional Foods, vol. 27, pp. 612–621, 2016.