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DEFB103A gene

Known as: beta defensin-3, DEFB-3, DEFENSIN, BETA, 3, FORMERLY 
This gene is involved in the microbicidal and cytotoxic activity of neutrophils.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The commensal fungus Candida albicans causes oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC; thrush) in settings of immunodeficiency. Although… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Staphylococcus epidermidis is a commensal on skin, whereas Staphylococcus aureus is a transient pathogen. The aim was to… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
To survive during colonization or infection of the human body, microorganisms must circumvent mechanisms of innate host defense… 
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the susceptibility of nonperiodontopathic and periodontopathic… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
ABSTRACT The antimicrobial activity of human β-defensin 3 (hBD-3) against multidrug-resistant clinical isolates of Staphylococcus… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Human defensins form a family of small, cationic, and Cys-rich antimicrobial proteins that play important roles in innate… 
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Using a combination of multiplex amplifiable probe hybridization and semiquantitative fluorescence in situ hybridization (SQ-FISH… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Previous studies have shown the implication of beta-defensins in host defense of the human body. The human beta-defensins 1 and 2… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Epithelial beta-defensins are broad-spectrum cationic antimicrobial peptides that also act as chemokines for adaptive immune… 
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ABSTRACT One component of host defense at mucosal surfaces is epithelium-derived peptides with antimicrobial activity called…