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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Naturally occurring cationic antimicrobial peptides (CAPs) are an essential component of the innate immune system of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
To survive during colonization or infection of the human body, microorganisms must circumvent mechanisms of innate host defense… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
ABSTRACT The antimicrobial activity of human β-defensin 3 (hBD-3) against multidrug-resistant clinical isolates of Staphylococcus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • Z. Wu, D. M. Hoover, +5 authors W. Lu
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 20105839
Human defensins form a family of small, cationic, and Cys-rich antimicrobial proteins that play important roles in innate… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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