Generic placeholder image

Protein & Peptide Letters


ISSN (Print): 0929-8665
ISSN (Online): 1875-5305

Fungal Proteins with Antiproliferative and Anticancer Activities

Author(s): T. B. Ng and J. H. Wong

Volume 20, Issue 4, 2013

Page: [433 - 438] Pages: 6

DOI: 10.2174/0929866511320040007

Price: $65


Fungi produce a variety of proteins with antiproliferative activity toward tumor cells and anticancer activity in tumor bearing mice. The aforementioned fungal proteins include ribonucleases, antifungal proteins, ubiquitin-like peptides, ribosome inactivating proteins, hemolysins, hemagglutinins/lectins, laccases, and protein-bound polysaccharopeptides.

Keywords: Fungi, antiproliferative, anticancer, proteins, tumor cell, ribonuclease, ribosome, hemolysin, adiotherapy, chemotherapy

Rights & Permissions Print Cite
© 2024 Bentham Science Publishers | Privacy Policy