Sabiha Imran
International Institute of Minnesota
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ABSTRACTOsteoporosis is one of the major health problems worldwide. It is characterized by increased bone fragility and loss of bone matter due to the action of osteoclast cells, which are associat...
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Defensins are highly cationic proteins consisting of 20-40 amino acids, having antimicrobial potential. Size of defensins vary between 3 to 5 kDa and are found in human, plants and several subhuman species such as ducks, insects, penguin etc. Because of their antimicrobial efficacy, they boost the immune system. In human alpha and beta-defensins play a pivotal role in providing the first line of defence against microbial infection in several occasions. Plant defensins are small, highly stable an...