The human antimicrobial peptide LL-37 transfers extracellular DNA plasmid to the nuclear compartment of mammalian cells via lipid rafts and proteoglycan-dependent endocytosis.

Citations & References

  • Authors: Sandgren S, Wittrup A, Cheng F, Jönsson M, Eklund E, Busch S, Belting M
  • Journal: J Biol Chem (2004) 279:17951-17956
  • PubMed ID: 14963039