The Antimicrobial Peptide Lysozyme Is Induced after Multiple Trauma

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Klüter, Tim; Fitschen-Oestern, Stefanie; Lippross, Sebastian; Weuster, Matthias; Mentlein, Rolf; Steubesand, Nadine; Neunaber, Claudia; Hildebrand, Frank; Pufe, Thomas; Tohidnezhad, Mersedeh; Beyer, Andreas; Seekamp, Andreas; Varoga, Deike;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Mediators of Inflammation,volume 2,014 (issn: 0962-9351, eissn: 1466-1861)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/303106, pmc: PMC4167455
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Pathology | Research Article | Article Subject

The antimicrobial peptide lysozyme is an important factor of innate immunity and exerts high potential of antibacterial activity. In the present study we evaluated the lysozyme expression in serum of multiple injured patients and subsequently analyzed their possible sou... View more
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