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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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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Farnesol, a quorum-sensing molecule, regulates virulence and morphogenesis in Candida albicans and is involved in various human… Expand
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
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
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
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We transfected host cells with an antimicrobial peptide/protein-encoding gene as a way to enhance host defense mechanisms against… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • A. Biragyn, Munhsuren Surenhu, +5 authors L. Kwak
  • The Journal of Immunology
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 19433053
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
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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