Aliases for DEFB127 Gene
External Ids for DEFB127 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for DEFB127 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DEFB127 Gene
Defensins are cysteine-rich cationic polypeptides that are important in the immunologic response to invading microorganisms. The antimicrobial protein encoded by this gene is secreted and is a member of the beta defensin protein family. Beta defensin genes are found in several clusters throughout the genome, with this gene mapping to a cluster at 20p13. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]
GeneCards Summary for DEFB127 Gene
DEFB127 (Defensin Beta 127) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DEFB127 include Dermatitis, Atopic, 2. Among its related pathways are Defensins and Innate Immune System. An important paralog of this gene is DEFB128.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for DEFB127 Gene
Has antibacterial activity.