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… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Differentiation between septic and aseptic loosening of joint replacements is essential for successful revision… (More)
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2010
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2010
Human beta-defensin 3 (hBD3) is a highly charged (+11) cationic host defense peptide, produced by epithelial cells and… (More)
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2010
2010
In this study, we investigated the antibacterial activity of eight antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), comprising four human beta… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVES Candida albicans cells form biofilms on polymeric surfaces of dentures and other prostheses introduced into the oral… (More)
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2008
2008
beta-Defensins are important in mammalian immunity displaying both antimicrobial and chemoattractant activities. Three canonical… (More)
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2007
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2007
Human beta-defensin 2 (hBD-2) and hBD-3 have potent fungicidal activity in the micromolar range. Although little is known about… (More)
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2007
2007
Human beta-defensins (HBDs) are a major class of antimicrobial peptides that play an important role in the innate immune response… (More)
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2003
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2003
Human defensins form a family of small, cationic, and Cys-rich antimicrobial proteins that play important roles in innate… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVE Mechanisms underlying mucosal transmission of HIV-1 are incompletely understood. We describe the anti-HIV-1 activity of… (More)
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2001
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2001
The growing public health problem of infections caused by multiresistant Gram-positive bacteria, in particular Staphylococcus… (More)
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