Family

Dermcidin (IPR028130)

Short name: Dermcidin

Family relationships

None.

Description

Dermcidin is an antibiotic peptide secreted by sweat glands. It is proteolytically processed to generate a 47-amino acid peptide with antimicrobial activity in response to a variety of pathogenic microorganisms [PMID: 11694882, PMID: 15561843, PMID: 22884922].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0031640 killing of cells of other organism

Molecular Function

GO:0008233 peptidase activity

Cellular Component

GO:0005576 extracellular region

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
PANTHER
Pfam