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beta-Defensins

Known as: Beta defensin, beta Defensins, beta-Defensins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
DEFENSINS found mainly in epithelial cells.
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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
2007
Highly Cited
2007
IL-19, IL-20, IL-22, IL-24, and IL-26 are members of the IL-10 family of cytokines that have been shown to be up-regulated in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human skin is able to mount a fast response against invading harmful bacteria through the rapid production of inducible peptide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Mechanisms underlying mucosal transmission of HIV-1 are incompletely understood. We describe the anti-HIV-1 activity of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Atopic dermatitis (AD) and psoriasis are the two most common chronic skin diseases. However patients with AD, but not psoriasis… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Mammalian defensins are small, cationic, antimicrobial peptides encoded by the host that are considered to be important… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Defensins are antimicrobial peptides that play a major role in innate immunity. Using reverse transcriptase-polymerase… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
ABSTRACT Beta defensins are small cationic antimicrobial peptides present in the respiratory system which have been proposed to… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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