Aliases for DEFB134 Gene
External Ids for DEFB134 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DEFB134 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 8p23. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]
GeneCards Summary for DEFB134 Gene
DEFB134 (Defensin Beta 134) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DEFB134 include Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital. Among its related pathways are Innate Immune System and Defensins. An important paralog of this gene is DEFB121.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for DEFB134 Gene
Has antibacterial activity.