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Cathelicidins

Known as: Cathelicidins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Antimicrobial cationic peptides with a highly conserved amino terminal cathelin-like domain and a more variable carboxy terminal domain. They are… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Cathelicidins are host defense peptides with antimicrobial and immunomodulatory functions. These effector molecules of the innate… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Host defence peptides are a conserved component of the innate immune response in all complex life forms. In humans, the major… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The presence of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptides provides an important mechanism for prevention of infection against a wide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The innate immune system of mammals provides a rapid response to repel assaults from numerous infectious agents including… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Cathelicidins comprise a family of mammalian proteins containing a C-terminal cationic antimicrobial domain that becomes active… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mammals generate a diverse array of antimicrobial proteins, largely represented by defensins or cathelicidins. The direct in… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The cytoplasmic granules of mammalian neutrophils contain several antimicrobial peptides. Some, like defensins, are fully… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cathelicidins are a family of antimicrobial proteins found in the peroxidase-negative granules of neutrophils. The known biologic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cathelicidins are a family of peptides thought to provide an innate defensive barrier against a variety of potential microbial… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
A novel protein family, showing a conserved proregion and a variable C-terminal antimicrobial domain, and named cathelicidin, has… Expand
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