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Table 2 Genes encoding antimicrobial peptides involved in immune defense.

From: Transcriptome analysis of the sex pheromone gland of the noctuid moth Heliothis virescens

Gene # gene objects found in HvPG Contig numbers
Attacin 3 954, 1839, 4351
Cecropin 10 442, 443, 444*, 658, 850, 1852, 3420, 5571*, 5683, 6487*
Defensin 1 2179
Gloverin 6 501, 863, 864, 1201, 1370, 5807
Lebocin (heliocin*) 2 1198, 8170*
Anionic AMP 3 749, 751, 1013
Moricin-like (virescin*) 4 69, 1806, 1895*, 5291
Lysozyme 5 925, 3410, 4540, 4882, 5322
  1. *identical to published Heliothis virescens AMPs (Genbank accession no. in brackets): cecropin-A (P83413), cecropin-B (P83414), cecropin-C (P83415), heliocin (P83427), virescin (P83416), lysozyme (AAD00078).