Protein Name histatin 1
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 3346
Gene Symbol

HTN1

UniProt P15515 (HIS1_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 102
Total Number of Articles : 84
Description

histatin 1

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a member of the histatin family of small, histidine-rich, cationic proteins. They function as antimicrobial peptides and are important components of the innate immune system. Histatins are found in saliva and exhibit antibacterial, antifungal activities and function in wound healing. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2014]

synonyms
  • histatin-1
  • PPB
  • histidine-rich protein 1
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Properties