Evaluation of plasma antimicrobial peptide LL-37 and nuclear factor-kappaB levels in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Uysal P. , Simsek G., Durmus S., SÖZER V., Aksan H., Yurt S., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, vol.14, pp.321-330, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/copd.s185602
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.321-330
  • Keywords: COPD, inflammation, antimicrobial peptide LL-37, nuclear factor kappaB, CATHELICIDIN LL-37, INDUCED SPUTUM, COPD, SERUM, PROTEIN

Abstract

Background: Antimicrobial peptides are effectors of host defence against infection and inflammation and can encourage wound repair.