PU.1 and epigenetic signals modulate 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and C/EBPα regulation of the human cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide gene in lung epithelial cells.

Wei R, Dhawan P, Baiocchi RA, Kim KY, Christakos S
J Cell Physiol 234 10345-10359 07/01/2019

Abstract

LL-37, the only known human cathelicidin which is encoded by the human antimicrobial peptide (CAMP) gene, plays a critical role in protection against bacterial infection. We previously demonstrated that cathelicidin is induced by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D

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