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Controversy surrounds certain head-and-neck positions (HNPs) in sport horses and their potential impact on the nuchal ligament… Expand ABSTRACT Many pathogenic gram-positive bacteria release exotoxins that belong to the family of cholesterol-dependent cytolysins… Expand Cationic host defence peptides are an evolutionarily conserved component of the immune system and have been found across a wide… Expand Purpose of reviewThis review describes recent progress in our understanding of defensins and their contributions to innate… Expand This study examined the ability of nine human defensins (HD) to protect against herpes simplex virus infection. Noncytotoxic… Expand Defensins and chemokines are an essential part of the immune response mechanisms in the head and neck mucosa. This work… Expand The palatine tonsils have an undoubted role in the immune defence system. After antigen contact an effective adaptive immune… Expand Defensins are small cationic bactericidal peptides present abundantly in the granules of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs… Expand A deficiency of defensins (human neutrophil peptides, HNP) has been previously demonstrated in two individuals with congenital… Expand Primary (azurophil) granules of neutrophils contain proteins which play a major role in the killing and digestion of bacteria in… Expand