Sebocytes express functional cathelicidin antimicrobial peptides and can act to kill propionibacterium acnes

J Invest Dermatol. 2008 Jul;128(7):1863-6. doi: 10.1038/sj.jid.5701235. Epub 2008 Jan 17.
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Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides / analysis
  • Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides / genetics
  • Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides / physiology*
  • Cathelicidins
  • Humans
  • Propionibacterium acnes / drug effects
  • Propionibacterium acnes / immunology*
  • RNA, Messenger / analysis
  • Receptors, Calcitriol / analysis
  • Sebaceous Glands / cytology
  • Sebaceous Glands / immunology*

Substances

  • Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides
  • Cathelicidins
  • RNA, Messenger
  • Receptors, Calcitriol
  • CAP18 lipopolysaccharide-binding protein