Antimicrobial Peptides and Human Disease

  • William M. Shafer

Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 306)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. D. M. E. Bowdish, D. J. Davidson, R. E. W. Hancock
    Pages 27-66
  3. B. Agerberth, G. H. Guðmundsson
    Pages 67-90
  4. M. R. Yeaman, A. S. Bayer
    Pages 111-152
  5. D. M. Laube, S. Yim, L. K. Ryan, K. O. Kisich, G. Diamond
    Pages 153-182
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 259-265

About this book


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Toll-like receptors bacterial vaginitis biofilm formation candida vaginitis cathelicidins cationic antimicrobial peptides chemokine production cystic fibrosis defensins endogenous peptide antibiotics hepcidin host defense peptides innate immunity iron metabolism skin defensive barrier trichomoniasis tuberculosis

Editors and affiliations

  • William M. Shafer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 3001 Rollins Research CenterEmory University School of MedicineAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-29915-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-29916-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0070-217X
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