The role of the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 in the development of autoimmunity in psoriasis
Pinegin B.V., Pinegin V.B.
Department of immunodiagnostics and immunocorrection, National Research Center “Institute of Immunology” of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia
Department of dermatology and venereology, 1st Moscow State Medical University
We present an analysis of literature concerning the role of the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 in the initiation and inhibition of psoriatic inflammation. Potential ways of therapeutic application of LL-37 are considered.