β-Defensin 2 and 3 Promote the Uptake of Self or CpG DNA, Enhance IFN-α Production by Human Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells, and Promote Inflammation

Poonam Tewary, Gonzalo de la Rosa, Neeraj Sharma, Luis G Rodriguez, Sergey G Tarasov, O M Zack Howard, Hidekazu Shirota, Folkert Steinhagen, Dennis M Klinman, De Yang, Joost J Oppenheim
J. Immunol. Jul 15, 2013
… Recombinant HBD2 and 3 were purchased from PeproTech and used at 10 mg/ml unless otherwise indicated. Human genomic DNA isolated from placenta, skin, or human leukocytes was purchased from BioChain (Thurmont, MD) and used at 20 mg/ml. …

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