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Beta-Defensin 103

Known as: Defensin-Like Protein, BD-3, hBD-3 
Beta-defensin 103 (67 aa, ~8 kDa) is encoded by the human DEFB103A and DEFB103B genes. This protein is involved in the cytotoxic and microbicidal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Differentiation between septic and aseptic loosening of joint replacements is essential for successful revision… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
ABSTRACT Human β-defensin 3 (hBD3) is a highly charged (+11) cationic host defense peptide, produced by epithelial cells and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Human beta-defensins (HBDs) are a major class of antimicrobial peptides that play an important role in the innate immune response… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In response to infection, epithelia mount an innate immune response that includes the production of antimicrobial peptides… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Human beta-defensins form a group of cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides which have been found in epithelial tissue and, more… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The skin commensal and opportunistic pathogen Staphylococcus epidermidis is the leading cause of nosocomial and biofilm… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • Z. Wu, D. M. Hoover, +5 authors W. Lu
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  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 20105839
Human defensins form a family of small, cationic, and Cys-rich antimicrobial proteins that play important roles in innate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In addition to acting as a physical barrier against microorganisms, the skin produces antimicrobial peptides and proteins. After… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Mechanisms underlying mucosal transmission of HIV-1 are incompletely understood. We describe the anti-HIV-1 activity of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The growing public health problem of infections caused by multiresistant Gram-positive bacteria, in particularStaphylococcus… Expand
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