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NCBI Gene PubMed Count 8
PubMed Score 3.56

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  Disease (1)

Gene RIF (2)

19194307 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
16033865 This protein is thought to have antimicrobial activity.

AA Sequence


Text Mined References (10)

PMID Year Title
19194307 2009 Copy number variation of defensin genes and HIV infection in Brazilian children.
16421571 2006 DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 8.
16033865 2005 Cross-species analysis of the mammalian beta-defensin gene family: presence of syntenic gene clusters and preferential expression in the male reproductive tract.
15727258 2004 Evidence for duplication of the human defensin gene DEFB4 in chromosomal region 8p22-23 and implications for the analysis of SNP allele distribution.
15588320 2004 Polymorphic segmental duplications at 8p23.1 challenge the determination of individual defensin gene repertoires and the assembly of a contiguous human reference sequence.
15489334 2004 The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).
12916016 2003 Extensive normal copy number variation of a beta-defensin antimicrobial-gene cluster.
12734011 2003 Duplication and selection in the evolution of primate beta-defensin genes.
12193721 2002 Identification of multiple novel epididymis-specific beta-defensin isoforms in humans and mice.
11854508 2002 Discovery of five conserved beta -defensin gene clusters using a computational search strategy.