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What are endogenous antimicrobial peptides (AMP)?

A good question would be even though in psoriasis barrier function is disrupted still we don’t see so many bacterial infections in psoriatic skin. Why?

References:

Schauber and Gallo 2008. Antimicrobial peptides and the skin immune defense system. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 122(2), pp. 261–266. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2008.03.027.