Evaluation of nasal fluid β-defensin 2 levels in children with allergic rhinitis.


AIM Knowledge about the role of the innate immune system in the pathogenesis of allergic diseases has been expanding in recent years. Defensins are antimicrobial peptides that are components of the innate immune system. Defensins have strong efficacy against bacterial, viral, and fungal infections. Moreover, they have regulatory functions in many… (More)
DOI: 10.5152/TurkPediatriArs.2017.4497


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