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Gene Symbol: LOC105253467
Description: defensin-2
Alias: defensin-1, defensin-2, defensin prepropeptide
Species: Florida carpenter ant

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  1. Ratzka C, F rster F, Liang C, Kupper M, Dandekar T, Feldhaar H, et al. Molecular characterization of antimicrobial peptide genes of the carpenter ant Camponotus floridanus. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e43036 pubmed publisher
    ..Bioinformatical analyses revealed the presence of hymenoptaecin genes with similar multipeptide precursor structure in genomes of other ant species suggesting an evolutionary conserved important role of this gene in ant immunity...

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