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The chemistry and biology of LL-37

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Covering: up to June 2009

LL-37 is a human host defence peptide that has a wide range of biological functions, including antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties. This review summarises how molecular structure influences the balance between the immunomodulatory and antimicrobial functions of LL-37.

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The article was received on 29 Jun 2009 and first published on 01 Oct 2009


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B912533G
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2009,26, 1572-1584

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    The chemistry and biology of LL-37

    M. F. Burton and P. G. Steel, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2009, 26, 1572
    DOI: 10.1039/B912533G

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