BPI protein

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abbr. for bacterial/permeability‐increasing protein; a potent antimicrobial lysosomal protein of polymorphonuclear leukocytes that binds lipopolysaccharide of Gram‐negative bacteria, thereby neutralizing its effects. Comprising 456 residues, it is homologous with the ...

Subjects: Chemistry.

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