Human beta-defensin 2 is a salt-sensitive peptide antibiotic expressed in human lung.
Bals R, Wang X, Wu Z, Freeman T, Bafna V, Zasloff M, Wilson JM
The Journal Of Clinical Investigation
The peptide antibiotic LL-37/hCAP-18 is expressed in epithelia of the human lung where it has broad antimicrobial activity at the airway surface.
Bals R, Wang X, Zasloff M, Wilson JM
Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America
Human beta-defensin-1 is a salt-sensitive antibiotic in lung that is inactivated in cystic fibrosis.
Goldman MJ, Anderson GM, Stolzenberg ED, Kari UP, Zasloff M, Wilson JM