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Table 2 Antimicrobial peptides of C. floridanus and other hymenoptera

From: Scrutinizing the immune defence inventory of Camponotus floridanus applying total transcriptome sequencing

AMPs C. floridanus H. saltator L. humile P. barbatus A. cephalotes S. invicta A. echinatior C. biroi A. mellifera N. vitripennis
Hymenoptaecin1) 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2
Defensin 2 2 1 5 1 2 1 1 3 5
Tachystatin-like 2 2 3 2 1 3 2 3 1 3
Crustin-like2) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - 1
Abaecin - 1 - 1 1 - 1 1 1 -
Melittin - - - - - - - - 1 -
Apisimin - - - - - - - - 1 -
Apidaecin - - - - - - - - 5 -
Navitripenicin - - - - - - - - - 4
Nasonin3) - - - - - - - - - 14
Nabaecin4) - - - - - - -   - 4
Glynavicin3) - - - - - - - - - 7
Hisnavicin - - - - - - - - - 5
Nahelixin - - - - - - - - - 1
  1. 1)Please note that here the number of genes present in the various species is indicated. In the ants the hymenoptaecin genes encode huge multipeptide precursor proteins which may give rise to several mature peptides (7 in the case of C. floridanus)
  2. 2)Adopted from Zhang and Zhu [58]
  3. 3)Adopted from Sackton et al. [33]
  4. 4)Nabaecin of N. vitripennis is considered as a member of the abaecin family. However, nabaecins belong to different orthologous cluster; therefore we separated nabaecins and abaecins