Cathelicidin LL-37: LPS-neutralizing, pleiotropic peptide.

  title={Cathelicidin LL-37: LPS-neutralizing, pleiotropic peptide.},
  author={Marcin Golec},
  journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM},
  volume={14 1},
  • Marcin Golec
  • Published 2007 in
    Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine…
Human organism, constantly exposed to a large variety of pathogenic microorganisms and their products, such as lipopolysaccharide (LPS), developed innate immunity as a first line of defence. One of the compartments of our organism well equipped with these defence mechanisms is the respiratory system. The cells lining the airways respond to the presence of virulent microorganisms by producing natural antimicrobial peptides, including the only member of the cathelicidins family found to date in… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Significance of Skin Barrier Dysfunction in Atopic Dermatitis

Allergy, asthma & immunology research • 2018
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…