Protein Name cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 820
Gene Symbol

CAMP

UniProt P49913 (CAMP_HUMAN), J3KNB4 (J3KNB4_HUMAN), A0A384NPR0 (A0A384NPR0_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 808
Total Number of Articles : 1145
Description

cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a member of an antimicrobial peptide family, characterized by a highly conserved N-terminal signal peptide containing a cathelin domain and a structurally variable cationic antimicrobial peptide, which is produced by extracellular proteolysis from the C-terminus. The protein plays an important role in innate immunity defense against viruses. In addition to its antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities, the encoded protein functions in cell chemotaxis, immune mediator induction, and inflammatory response regulation. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2021]

synonyms
  • cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide
  • 18 kDa cationic antimicrobial protein
  • epididymis secretory sperm binding protein
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Properties