alpha-Defensins

Known as: alpha Defensins, alpha-Defensins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
DEFENSINS found in azurophilic granules of neutrophils and in the secretory granules of intestinal PANETH CELLS.
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1997-2009
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2010
2010
RATIONALE The involvement of neutrophil activation in the sentinel, potentially reversible, events in the pathogenesis of acute… (More)
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2008
2008
CONTEXT alpha-Defensins are antimicrobial peptides of the innate immune system. In addition, experimental evidence suggests that… (More)
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2007
2007
Defensins are effector molecules of the innate immunity with a broad antimicrobial spectrum, including HIV. They also link innate… (More)
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2006
2006
alpha-Defensins are mediators of mammalian innate immunity, and knowledge of their structure-function relationships is essential… (More)
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2005
2005
Proliferative retinopathies, such as those complicating prematurity and diabetes, are major causes of blindness. A prominent… (More)
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2005
2005
Alpha-defensins have been observed to have anti-HIV activity but have not been investigated in relation to mother-to-child HIV… (More)
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2004
2004
Human alpha defensins 1, 2, and 3 are produced by CD8 T cells of HIV-infected long-term nonprogressors and have an antiviral… (More)
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2004
2004
alpha-Defensins, antimicrobial peptides localized in neutrophils, participate in tissue damage through their cytotoxic effects in… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND CD8 T cells from healthy HIV-infected individuals inhibit HIV replication in infected CD4 T cells by a non-cytotoxic… (More)
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1997
1997
alpha-Defensins are antimicrobial peptides with 29-35 amino acid residues and cysteine-stabilized amphiphilic, triple-stranded… (More)
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