An important clue

Fingerprints point to psoriasin in defense aginst E. coli

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Abstract

Human skin is surprisingly resistant to colonization by Escherichia coli, a prevalent commensal bacterium of the gut flora. An 11-kDa Zn2+-binding protein, psoriasin, is identified as the principal E. coli-bactericidal factor present at the surface of human skin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-13
Number of pages2
JournalNature Immunology
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2005

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Dermatoglyphics
Escherichia coli
Skin
Carrier Proteins
Bacteria
Gastrointestinal Microbiome

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An important clue : Fingerprints point to psoriasin in defense aginst E. coli. / Bevins, Charles L.

In: Nature Immunology, Vol. 6, No. 1, 01.2005, p. 12-13.

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