Definition of Magainin

1. Noun. Any of the antimicrobial peptides isolated from the skin of a species of frog, the African clawed frog. ¹



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Medical Definition of Magainin

1. Peptides of about 20 amino acid residues with antimicrobial activity, found in amphibian skin. Probably have membrane insertion and lytic properties. Sequence related to melittin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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