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  • Article in journal

    Uddin, Shaikh Jamal; Shilpi, Jamil Ahmad; Nahar, Lutfun; Sarker, Satyajit D. et al.

    Editorial: Natural Antimicrobial Peptides: Hope for New Antibiotic Lead Molecules

    Part of Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2021.

    Open access
  • Article, review/survey

    Khalifa, Shaden A. M.; Elashal, Mohamed; Kieliszek, Marek; Ghazala, Naglaa E. et al.

    Recent insights into chemical and pharmacological studies of bee bread

    Part of Trends in Food Science & Technology, p. 300-316, 2020.

  • Article in journal

    Alajlani, Muaaz Mutaz; Backlund, Anders

    Evaluating Antimycobacterial Screening Schemes Using Chemical Global Positioning System-Natural Product Analysis

    Part of Molecules, 2020.

    Open access
  • Article, review/survey

    Afroz, Mohasana; Akter, Sanzida; Ahmed, Asif; Rouf, Razina et al.

    Ethnobotany and Antimicrobial Peptides From Plants of the Solanaceae Family: An Update and Future Prospects

    Part of Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2020.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Gunasekera, Sunithi; Muhammad, Taj; Strömstedt, Adam A.; Rosengren, K. Johan et al.

    Backbone Cyclization and Dimerization of LL-37-Derived Peptides Enhance Antimicrobial Activity and Proteolytic Stability

    Part of Frontiers in Microbiology, 2020.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Robertson, Luke P.; Moodie, Lindon W. K.; Holland, Darren C.; Jandér, K. Charlotte et al.

    Sulfadiazine Masquerading as a Natural Product from Scilla madeirensis (Scilloideae)

    Part of Journal of Natural Products, p. 1305-1308, 2020.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Xiang, Chun‐Lei; Dong, Hong‐Jin; Landrein, Sven; Zhao, Fei et al.

    Revisiting the phylogeny of Dipsacales: New insights from phylogenomic analyses of complete plastomic sequences

    Part of Journal of Systematics and Evolution, p. 103-117, 2020.

  • Article in journal

    Slazak, Blazej; Haugmo, Tobias; Badyra, Bogna; Göransson, Ulf

    The life cycle of cyclotides: biosynthesis and turnover in plant cells

    Part of Plant Cell Reports, p. 1359-1367, 2020.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Henz Ryen, Astrid; Goels, Thomas; Steinmetz, Julia; Tahir, Ammar et al.

    Bisabolane sesquiterpenes from the leaves of Lindera benzoin reduce prostaglandin E2 formation in A549 cells

    Part of Phytochemistry Letters, p. 6-11, 2020.

  • Article, review/survey

    Göransson, Ulf; Jacobsson, Erik; Strand, Malin; Andersson, Hakan S.

    The Toxins of Nemertean Worms

    Part of Toxins, 2019.

    Open access
  • Article, review/survey

    Khalifa, Shaden A. M.; Elias, Nizar; Farag, Mohamed A.; Chen, Lei et al.

    Marine Natural Products: A Source of Novel Anticancer Drugs

    Part of Marine Drugs, 2019.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Mohotti, Supun; Rajendran, Sanjeevan; Muhammad, Taj; Strömstedt, Adam A. et al.

    Screening for bioactive secondary metabolites in Sri Lankan medicinal plants by microfractionation and targeted isolation of antimicrobial flavonoids from Derris scandens

    Part of Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2019.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Henz Ryen, Astrid; Backlund, Anders

    Charting Angiosperm Chemistry: Evolutionary Perspective on Specialized Metabolites Reflected in Chemical Property Space

    Part of Journal of Natural Products, p. 798-812, 2019.

  • Article in journal

    Xu, Jing-Hao; Lai, Kuei-Hung; Su, Yin-Di; Chang, Yu-Chia et al.

    Briaviolides K-N, New Briarane-Type Diterpenoids from Cultured Octocoral Briareum violaceum

    Part of Marine Drugs, 2018.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Gunasekera, Sunithi; Fernandes-Cerqueira, Catia; Wennmalm, Stefan; Wahamaa, Heidi et al.

    Stabilized Cyclic Peptides as Scavengers of Autoantibodies: Neutralization of Anticitrullinated Protein/Peptide Antibodies in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Part of ACS Chemical Biology, p. 1525-1535, 2018.

  • Article in journal

    Slazak, Blazej; Kapusta, Malgorzata; Strömstedt, Adam A.; Slomka, Aneta et al.

    How Does the Sweet Violet (Viola odorata L.) Fight Pathogens and Pests - Cyclotides as a Comprehensive Plant Host Defense System

    Part of Frontiers in Plant Science, 2018.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Wang, Yan; Lloyd, Katy A.; Gunasekera, Sunithi; Eriksson, Camilla et al.

    Repertoire Studies in Rheumatoid Arthritis Reveal B-Cell Distortions and Baseline Shifts in Unmutated IgG

    Part of Arthritis & Rheumatology, 2018.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Jacobsson, Erik; Andersson, Håkan S.; Strand, Malin; Peigneur, Steve et al.

    Peptide ion channel toxins from the bootlace worm, the longest animal on Earth

    Part of Scientific Reports, 2018.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Gunasekera, Sunithi; Muhammad, Taj; Strömstedt, Adam A.; Rosengren, K. Johan et al.

    Alanine and Lysine Scans of the LL-37-Derived Peptide Fragment KR-12 Reveal Key Residues for Antimicrobial Activity

    Part of ChemBioChem (Print), p. 931-939, 2018.

  • Article in journal

    Uddin, Shaikh Jamal; Muhammad, Taj; Shafiullah, Md; Slazak, Blazej et al.

    Single-step purification of cyclotides using affinity chromatography

    Part of Biopolymers, 2017.

  • Article in journal

    Strömstedt, Adam A.; Park, Sungkyu; Burman, Robert; Göransson, Ulf

    Bactericidal activity of cyclotides where phosphatidylethanolamine-lipid selectivity determines antimicrobial spectra

    Part of Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, p. 1986-2000, 2017.

  • Article in journal

    Yang, Lu; Chai, Cheng-Zhi; Yan, Yan; Duan, Ying-Dan et al.

    Spasmolytic Mechanism of Aqueous Licorice Extract on Oxytocin-Induced Uterine Contraction through Inhibiting the Phosphorylation of Heat Shock Protein 27

    Part of Molecules, 2017.

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  • Article in journal

    Malik, Sohaib Zafar; Linkevicius, Marius; Göransson, Ulf; Andersson, Dan I

    Resistance to the Cyclotide Cycloviolacin O2 in Salmonella enterica Caused by Different Mutations That Often Confer Cross-Resistance or Collateral Sensitivity to Other Antimicrobial Peptides

    Part of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2017.

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  • Article in journal

    Kirkpatrick, Christine L.; Broberg, Christopher A.; McCool, Elijah N.; Lee, Woo Jean et al.

    The "PepSAVI-MS" Pipeline for Natural Product Bioactive Peptide Discovery

    Part of Analytical Chemistry, p. 1194-1201, 2017.

  • Article in journal

    Korinek, Michal; Tsai, Yi-Hong; El-Shazly, Mohamed; Lai, Kuei-Hung et al.

    Anti-allergic Hydroxy Fatty Acids from Typhonium blumei Explored through ChemGPS-NP

    Part of Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Hellinger, Roland; Thell, Kathrin; Vasileva, Mina; Muhammad, Taj et al.

    Chemical Proteomics for Target Discovery of Head-to-Tail Cyclized Mini-Proteins

    Part of Frontiers in Chemistry, 2017.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Park, Sungkyu; Yoo, Ki-Oug; Marcussen, Thomas; Backlund, Anders et al.

    Cyclotide Evolution: Insights from the Analyses of Their Precursor Sequences, Structures and Distribution in Violets (Viola)

    Part of Frontiers in Plant Science, 2017.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Bohlin, Lars; Cárdenas, Paco; Backlund, Anders; Göransson, Ulf

    35 Years of Marine Natural Product Research in Sweden: Cool Molecules and Models from Cold Waters.

    Part of Progress in molecular and subcellular biology, p. 1 1-34 34, 2017.

  • Article in journal

    Muhammad, Taj; Gunasekera, Sunithi; Strömstedt, Adam A.; Göransson, Ulf

    Engineering Of A Minimalized Domain Derived From Human Host Defense Peptide LL-37 Into A Stable And Potent Antimicrobial Drug Lead

    Part of Journal of Peptide Science, p. S184-S186, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Gunasekera, Sunithi; Fernandes-Cerqueira, C.; Eriksson, Camilla; Jakobsson, P-J et al.

    Anti-Citrullinated Peptide Antibody Inhibitors Based On Sunflower Trypsin Inhibitor-1 Scaffold For Potential Anti-Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity

    Part of Journal of Peptide Science, p. S170-S170, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Malik, Sohaib Zafar; Göransson, Ulf; Andersson, Dan I

    Bacterial Resistance To A Cyclic Antimicrobial Peptide

    Part of Journal of Peptide Science, p. S180-S180, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Thell, Kathrin; Hellinger, Roland; Sahin, Emine; Michenthaler, Paul et al.

    Oral activity of a nature-derived cyclic peptide for the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

    Part of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, p. 3960-3965, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Strömstedt, Adam A.; Kristiansen, Per Eugen; Gunasekera, Sunithi; Grob, Nathalie et al.

    Selective membrane disruption by the cyclotide kalata B7: complex ions and essential functional groups in the phosphatidylethanolamine binding pocket

    Part of Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, p. 1317-1327, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Strand, Malin; Hedström, Martin; Seth, Henrik; McEvoy, Eric G et al.

    The Bacterial (Vibrio alginolyticus) Production of Tetrodotoxin in the Ribbon Worm Lineus longissimus-Just a False Positive?

    Part of Marine Drugs, 2016.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Lai, Kuei-Hung; Lu, Mei-Chin; Du, Ying-Chi; El-Shazly, Mohamed et al.

    Cytotoxic Lanostanoids from Poria cocos

    Part of Journal of natural products (Print), p. 2805-2813, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Melander, Erik; Eriksson, Camilla; Jansson, Britt; Göransson, Ulf et al.

    Improved method for quantitative analysis of the cyclotide kalata B1 in plasma and brain homogenate

    Part of Biopolymers, p. 910-916, 2016.

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  • Article in journal

    Craik, David J.; Shim, Youn Young; Göransson, Ulf; Moss, Gerard P. et al.

    Nomenclature of homodetic cyclic peptides produced from ribosomal precursors: An IUPAC task group interim report

    Part of Biopolymers, p. 917-924, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Slazak, Blazej; Kapusta, Malgorzata; Malik, Sohaib; Bohdanowicz, Jerzy et al.

    Immunolocalization of cyclotides in plant cells, tissues and organ supports their role in host defense

    Part of Planta, p. 1029-1040, 2016.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Lee, Jin-Ching; Chang, Fang-Rong; Chen, Shu-Rong; Wu, Yu-Hsuan et al.

    Anti-Dengue Virus Constituents from Formosan Zoanthid Palythoa mutuki

    Part of Marine Drugs, 2016.

    Open access
  • Article in journal

    Yang, L.; Henz, Astrid; Backlund, Anders

    Predicting inhibitors of HSP27 phosphorylation using ChemGPS-NP

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Muhammad, Taj; Gunasekera, Sunithi; Strömstedt, Adam A.; Göransson, Ulf

    Engineering of KR-12: A minimalized domain derived from human host defense peptide LL-37 into a potent antimicrobial drug lead

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Shcherbakova, A.; Nyugen, L.; Koptina, A.; Backlund, Anders et al.

    Screening of compounds of Evernia prunastri (L.) for their antiproliferative activity in glioblastoma cells

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Lai, K. H.; Lu, M. C.; Chang, F. R.; Su, J. H. et al.

    Antileukemic sesterterpenoids from a marine sponge, Luffariella sp.

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Jacobsson, Erik; Andersson, H. S.; Strand, M.; Lebbe, E. et al.

    Peptide toxins from the longest animal on earth

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Vikeved, Elisabet; Buonfiglio, R.; Kogej, T.; Backlund, Anders

    Mapping metabolic pathways in chemical property space paves the way for new leishmanicidals

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Göransson, Ulf; Gunasekera, Sunithi; Malik, S.; Park, S. et al.

    Peptide biodiscovery from plants and animals: structure to function

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Gunasekera, Sunithi; Fernandes-Cerqueira, C.; Eriksson, Camilla; Jakobsson, P. J. et al.

    Circular disulfide-rich peptide scaffolds as anti-citrullinated peptide antibody inhibitors

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Henz, Astrid; Buonfiglio, R.; Kogej, T.; Backlund, Anders

    Phylogenetic relationships through the lens of chemoinformatic methods

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Anwar, J.; Muhammad, Taj; Göransson, Ulf; Iqbal, Z.

    Fungi as a source for antibacterial compounds

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.

  • Article in journal

    Backlund, Anders

    Bioactivity mapping of chemical property space - possible applications in natural products research

    Part of Planta Medica, 2016.