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Defensins

"Defensins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Family of antimicrobial peptides that have been identified in humans, animals, and plants. They are thought to play a role in host defenses against infections, inflammation, wound repair, and acquired immunity.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Defensins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Defensins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2003
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.