Antimicrobial peptides are central effector molecules in skin immunology. The functions of antimicrobial peptides in skin diseases include the ability to act as cytokines or growth factors, driving disorders such as psoriasis and rosacea, as well as their action as natural antibiotics to control bacteria that influence diseases such as atopic dermatitis and acne.
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2017 Jan 1|
- Antimicrobial peptides
- Atopic dermatitis
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