TABLE 2.

Antimicrobial activities of mBD-14 and hBD-3 at different ionic strengths and pHs

StrainSpecial conditionLD90 (μM) of protein
mBD-14hBD-3
Staphylococcus aureus None0.08-0.150.15
    ATCC 12600100 mM NaCl0.30.6
pH 5.52.44.8
2 mM MgCl20.08NDa
Escherichia coli None0.08-0.150.15
    ATCC 11775100 mM NaCl>19>19
pH 5.50.020.08
2 mM MgCl21.2ND
  • a ND, not determined.