Antimicrobial Peptides and Innate Immunity

Antimicrobial Peptides and Innate Immunity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034807678
Publisher: Springer Basel
Publication date: 03/06/2015
Series: Progress in Inflammation Research
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Evolution of Antimicrobial Peptides: a View From the Cystine Chapel.- Innate immunity in plants: the role of antimicrobial peptides.- Antimicrobial peptides produced by microorganisms.- LL-37: an immunomodulatory antimicrobial host defence peptide.- Wound Repair and Antimicrobial Peptides.- WAPing out pathogens and disease in the mucosa-roles for SLPI and trappin-2.- Histatins: multifunctional salivary antimicrobial peptides.- Structure-function relationships of antimicrobial chemokines.- Mechanisms and Significance of Bacterial Resistance to Human Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides.- Antimicrobial peptides and inflammatory bowel disease.- Cystic Fibrosis and Defective Airway Innate Immunity.- Antimicrobial peptides in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.- Host defense peptides: Immune modulation and antimicrobial activity in vivo.- Helping the host – induction of antimicrobial peptides as a novel therapeutic strategy against infections.

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