Protein Name defensin, alpha, 4
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 13238
Gene Symbol


UniProt P28311 (DEFA4_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 16
Total Number of Articles : 10

defensin, alpha, 4

Gene Summary

Enables phospholipid binding activity. Involved in killing of cells of other organism. Acts upstream of or within antibacterial humoral response and membrane disruption in other organism. Located in extracellular space. Is expressed in duodenum and ileum. Orthologous to several human genes including DEFA4 (defensin alpha 4) and DEFA6 (defensin alpha 6). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • defensin alpha 4
  • alpha-defensin 4
  • alpha-defensin, 28
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