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Table 2 Features of human AMPs used in this study

From: Differential activity of innate defense antimicrobial peptides against Nocardia species

AMP class/structure origin expression pattern
LL-37 cathelicidin, α-helical peptide human neutrophils, monocytes/macrophages (constitutive); epithelial cells of respiratory, gastrointestinal and urogenital tract, keratinocytes (inducible)
HNP 1-3 α-defensins, β-sheet peptides human neutrophils (constitutive)
hBD-3 β-defensin, β-sheet peptide human epithelial cells of respiratory and gastrointestinal tract, keratinocytes (inducible)
indolicidin linear, tryptophan- and proline-rich peptide bovine neutrophils (constitutive)
LAP β-defensin, β-sheet peptide bovine epithelial cells of respiratory and gastrointestinal tract, mammary gland (inducible)
TAP β-defensin, β-sheet peptide bovine epithelial cells of respiratory tract (inducible)