Neha Dhingra Pottanat
Indiana University
Publications 1
Published on May 23, 2019in Scientific Reports4.01
Neha Dhingra Pottanat (IU: Indiana University), Amy Jayne Chedzoy Brook6
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(Cardiff University)
+ 15 AuthorsShira H. Cohen (The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital)
Infectious peritonitis is a common complication in patients undergoing chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD), limiting the duration of PD as a modality for renal replacement therapy and increasing patient morbidity and mortality. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) serve critical roles in mucosal defense, but their expression and activity during peritonitis are poorly understood. We hypothesized that AMPs belonging to the Ribonuclease (RNase) A Superfamily are present in peritoneal fluid and increase durin...