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defensin, beta 4A
Defensins form a family of microbicidal and cytotoxic peptides made by neutrophils. Members of the defensin family are highly similar in protein sequence. This gene encodes defensin, beta 4, an antibiotic peptide which is locally regulated by inflammation.
DEFB4A; defensin, beta 4A; BD-2; SAP1; DEFB2; DEFB4; HBD-2; DEFB-2; DEFB102; beta-defensin 4A; Skin-antimicrobial peptide 1; defensin, beta 2; defensin, beta 4; OTTHUMP00000159651