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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Steinstraesser, L; Koehler, T; Jacobsen, F; Daigeler, A; Goertz, O; Langer, S; Kesting, M; Steinau, H; Eriksson, E; Hirsch, T 
Title:
Host defense peptides in wound healing. 
Abstract:
Host defense peptides are effector molecules of the innate immune system. They show broad antimicrobial action against gram-positive and -negative bacteria, and they likely play a key role in activating and mediating the innate as well as adaptive immune response in infection and inflammation. These features make them of high interest for wound healing research. Non-healing and infected wounds are a major problem in patient care and health care spending. Increasing infection rates, growing bacte...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Mol Med 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
7-8 
Pages contribution:
528-37 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1076-1551 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie