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ready Antimicrobial Peptide Database


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The data stored in the APD are gleaned from the Protein Data Bank (PDB), Swiss-Prot Protein Knowledgebase and PubMed National Library of Medicine. The antimicrobial peptides in this database contain less than 100 amino acid residues, are in the mature and active form, and primarily from natural sources, ranging from bacteria, fungi, plants, to animals.


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Created in 2003

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How to cite this record APD; Antimicrobial Peptide Database; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:20 p.m.; Last accessed: Jun 18 2021 4:22 p.m.

Record updated: Jan. 4, 2017, 3:55 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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APD: the Antimicrobial Peptide Database.

Wang Z., Wang G.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2004

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APD3: the antimicrobial peptide database as a tool for research and education.

Wang G,Li X,Wang Z
Nucleic Acids Res 2015

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APD2: the updated antimicrobial peptide database and its application in peptide design.

Wang G,Li X,Wang Z
Nucleic Acids Res 2008

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  • R01AI105147 (U.S. National Library of Medicine)