Defensins are cysteine-rich cationic polypeptides that are important in the immunologic response to invadingmicroorganisms. The protein encoded by this gene is secreted and is a member of the beta defensin protein family. Betadefensin genes are found in several clusters throughout the genome, with this gene mapping to a cluster at 20p13.(provided by RefSeq)
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- beta-defensin 127
- defensin, beta 127
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