Rita J. Proske

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PURPOSE This study determined whether LL-37 (cathelicidin) is expressed by conjunctival and corneal epithelia as part of ocular host defense. The antimicrobial activity of LL-37 was also assessed in(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the expression of human beta-defensins (hBDs) by human corneal epithelium and determine the effects of proinflammatory cytokines on expression of human beta-defensin (hBD)-2 by(More)
N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)retinamide (4HPR) is currently used in cancer prevention and therapy trials. It is thought that its effects result from induction of apoptosis. 4HPR-induced apoptosis in human(More)