beta-Defensins

Known as: Beta defensin, beta Defensins, beta-Defensins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
DEFENSINS found mainly in epithelial cells.
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1990-2018
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2010
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2010
Beta-defensins play a dual role during immune response. Their direct antimicrobial properties contribute to the local innate… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVE Mechanisms underlying mucosal transmission of HIV-1 are incompletely understood. We describe the anti-HIV-1 activity of… (More)
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2003
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2003
Defensins are antimicrobial peptides that play a major role in innate immunity. Using reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Beta defensins are small cationic antimicrobial peptides present in the respiratory system which have been proposed to be… (More)
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2002
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2002
Human beta-defensins are broad-spectrum antimicrobial peptides known to be produced by epithelial cells. It was recently shown… (More)
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2002
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2002
Human macrophage inflammatory protein-3alpha (MIP-3alpha; CCL20) is a CC-type chemokine that binds to and activates CC chemokine… (More)
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2001
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2001
Antimicrobial peptides, human beta-defensins (hBD-1/-2), and LL-37 (a peptide of human cathelicidin CAP18) are predominately… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The intestinal epithelium forms a physical barrier to limit access of enteric microbes to the host and contributes to innate host… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We compared the expression of human alpha- and beta-defensins by various human tissues. mRNA for alpha-defensins HNP1-3, abundant… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
We report the isolation and characterization of a novel peptide with significant sequence homology to beta-defensins from human… (More)
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