Antimicrobial Peptides and Human Disease by A. J. Ouellette (auth.), William M. Shafer Ph.D. (eds.)

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Monocytes and Macrophages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mast Cells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Epithelial Cells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Host Defence Peptides in the Adaptive Immune Response . . . . . . 46 Adjuvant Activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Mechanisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 4 Conclusion . .

The evidence for antimicrobial activity in certain body sites is in our opinion inconclusive. On the one hand, certain bodily fluids such as sinus fluid (Cole et al. 1999) and gastric fluids (Hase et al. 2003) can directly kill certain micro-organisms, and this antimicrobial activity is ablated or reduced by removal of proteins or immunodepletion with a peptide-specific antibody. However, in certain animal models in which peptides and bacteria are instilled simultaneously, bacterial counts are often not significantly different from mice treated with bacteria alone, despite improved outcome or reduced pro-inflammatory responses (Sawa et al.

2 Host Defence Peptides in the Adaptive Immune Response . . . . . . 46 Adjuvant Activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Mechanisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 4 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Abstract Host defence peptides are a conserved component of the innate immune response in all complex life forms.

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