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Chemical Dermcidins

Name Dermcidins
Definition 47-amino acid peptides secreted by ECCRINE GLANDS and having a role in innate cutaneous defense, being antimicrobial to some pathogenic BACTERIA. They are overexpressed by some primary BREAST CANCER cells. They are derived from 110 residue PROTEIN PRECURSORS.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D054805
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ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Dermcidins

Top ↑ Descendants

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