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Identification
HMDB Protein ID HMDBP13861
Secondary Accession Numbers None
Name Beta-defensin 131A
Synonyms
  1. Beta-defensin 31
  2. Defensin, beta 131
  3. DEFB-31
Gene Name DEFB131A
Protein Type Unknown
Biological Properties
General Function Not Available
Specific Function Has antibacterial activity (Probable). Upon stimulation with lipoteichoic acid, promotes cytokines and chemokines production and secretion (PubMed:26649771).
Pathways Not Available
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
Biological Process
positive regulation of chemokine production
cellular response to lipoteichoic acid
defense response to bacterium
antimicrobial humoral immune response mediated by antimicrobial peptide
positive regulation of monocyte chemotaxis
innate immune response
positive regulation of cytokine production involved in immune response
Cellular Component
extracellular space
Cellular Location Not Available
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Not Available
Locus Not Available
SNPs Not Available
Gene Sequence Not Available
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 70
Molecular Weight 8198.535
Theoretical pI 7.671
Pfam Domain Function
Signals
  • 1-22;
Transmembrane Regions Not Available
Protein Sequence Not Available
GenBank ID Protein Not Available
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P59861
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name D131A_HUMAN
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID Not Available
GeneCard ID Not Available
GenAtlas ID Not Available
HGNC ID Not Available
References
General References
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