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DEFA1 gene

Known as: RETROCYCLIN, HUMAN NEUTROPHIL PEPTIDE 1, HUMAN NEUTROPHIL PEPTIDE 2 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We have defined unexpectedly extensive copy number variation at the human anti-microbial alpha-defensin genes DEFA1 and DEFA3… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
ABSTRACT We tested the ability of 20 synthetic θ defensins to protect cells from infection by type 1 and type 2 herpes simplex… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Eukaryotic cells use multiple, highly conserved mechanisms to contend with ultraviolet-light-induced DNA damage. One important… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Human bone marrow expresses a pseudogene that encodes an antimicrobial peptide homologous to rhesus monkey circular minidefensins… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Cryptdins are antimicrobial peptides of the defensin family that are produced by intestinal Paneth cells. mRNAs encoding 17… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Five intestinal defensins, termed cryptdins 1-5, have been purified from mouse small bowel, sequenced, and localized to the… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Paneth cells are specialized small intestine epithelial cells that contain lysozyme, possess phagocytic properties, and secrete… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Cryptdin mRNA codes for the apparent precursor to a corticostatin/defensin-related peptide that accumulates to high levels in… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Human neutrophils contain a family of microbicidal peptides known as defensins. One of these defensins, human neutrophil peptide…