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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… 
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Cathelicidins are small, cationic, antimicrobial peptides found in humans and other species, including farm animals (cattle… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The innate immune system of mammals provides a rapid response to repel assaults from numerous infectious agents including… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Antimicrobial peptides, which have been isolated from many bacteria, fungi, plants, invertebrates and vertebrates, are an… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
  • M. Zanetti
  • Journal of leukocyte biology
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 14902156
Cathelicidins comprise a family of mammalian proteins containing a C‐terminal cationic antimicrobial domain that becomes active… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mammals generate a diverse array of antimicrobial proteins, largely represented by defensins or cathelicidins. The direct in… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
  • R. Bals, J. Wilson
  • Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 19782890
Abstract. One component of host defence at mucosal surfaces are epithelial-derived antimicrobial peptides. Cathelicidins are one… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The cytoplasmic granules of mammalian neutrophils contain several antimicrobial peptides. Some, like defensins, are fully… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cathelicidins are a family of antimicrobial proteins found in the peroxidase-negative granules of neutrophils. The known biologic…