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DEFB4B gene

Known as: beta defensin 2, beta defensin-2, defensin beta 4B 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
β-defensins play a dual role during immune response. Their direct antimicrobial properties contribute to the local innate immune… Expand
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2010
2010
ABSTRACT Despite partial sequence identity and structural similarity, human β-defensin 3 (HBD3) kills Staphylococcus aureus with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Recent evidence suggests that probiotic bacteria may stabilize gut barrier function via induction of anti-microbial peptides such… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT Human β-defensin 2 (hBD-2) is an inducible antimicrobial peptide synthesized by the epithelium to counteract bacterial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
ABSTRACT Little is known about the defensive mechanisms induced in epithelial cells by pathogenic versus probiotic bacteria. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Breast-feeding decreases the risk of breast cancer in mothers and infection, allergy, and autoimmunity in infants. The presence… Expand
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2002
2002
We transfected host cells with an antimicrobial peptide/protein-encoding gene as a way to enhance host defense mechanisms against… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Chemokine receptors are differentially expressed on immature and mature dendritic cells (DC). Herein, we demonstrate for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A rich residential microflora is harboured by the distal outer root sheath of the hair follicle and the hair canal - normally… 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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