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Pollution by heavy metals limits the area of land available for cultivation of food crops. A potential solution to this problem… Expand ABSTRACT Human β-defensin 3 (hBD3) is a highly charged (+11) cationic host defense peptide, produced by epithelial cells and… Expand Human beta-defensins (HBDs) are a major class of antimicrobial peptides that play an important role in the innate immune response… Expand In response to infection, epithelia mount an innate immune response that includes the production of antimicrobial peptides… Expand Human beta-defensins form a group of cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides which have been found in epithelial tissue and, more… Expand The skin commensal and opportunistic pathogen Staphylococcus epidermidis is the leading cause of nosocomial and biofilm… Expand Human defensins form a family of small, cationic, and Cys-rich antimicrobial proteins that play important roles in innate… Expand In addition to acting as a physical barrier against microorganisms, the skin produces antimicrobial peptides and proteins. After… Expand OBJECTIVE
Mechanisms underlying mucosal transmission of HIV-1 are incompletely understood. We describe the anti-HIV-1 activity of… Expand The growing public health problem of infections caused by multiresistant Gram-positive bacteria, in particularStaphylococcus… Expand