Robert Bals
Robert Bals
Universität des Saarlandes
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Toll-like receptor triggering of a vitamin D-mediated human antimicrobial response
PT Liu, S Stenger, H Li, L Wenzel, BH Tan, SR Krutzik, MT Ochoa, ...
Science 311 (5768), 1770-1773, 2006
Toll‐like receptor expression reveals CpG DNA as a unique microbial stimulus for plasmacytoid dendritic cells which synergizes with CD40 ligand to induce high amounts of IL‐12
A Krug, A Towarowski, S Britsch, S Rothenfusser, V Hornung, R Bals, ...
European journal of immunology 31 (10), 3026-3037, 2001
An angiogenic role for the human peptide antibiotic LL-37/hCAP-18
R Koczulla, G Von Degenfeld, C Kupatt, F Krötz, S Zahler, T Gloe, ...
The Journal of clinical investigation 111 (11), 1665-1672, 2003
The peptide antibiotic LL-37/hCAP-18 is expressed in epithelia of the human lung where it has broad antimicrobial activity at the airway surface
R Bals, X Wang, M Zasloff, JM Wilson
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95 (16), 9541-9546, 1998
Human beta-defensin 2 is a salt-sensitive peptide antibiotic expressed in human lung.
R Bals, X Wang, Z Wu, T Freeman, V Bafna, M Zasloff, JM Wilson
The Journal of clinical investigation 102 (5), 874-880, 1998
Innate immunity in the lung: how epithelial cells fight against respiratory pathogens
R Bals, PS Hiemstra
European Respiratory Journal 23 (2), 327-333, 2004
Human β‐defensin 4: a novel inducible peptide with a specific salt‐sensitive spectrum of antimicrobial activity
JRC García, A Krause, S Schulz, FJ Rodríguez-Jiménez, E Klüver, ...
The FASEB Journal 15 (10), 1819-1821, 2001
Epithelial antimicrobial peptides in host defense against infection
R Bals
Respiratory research 1 (3), 1-10, 2000
Identification of a novel, multifunctional β-defensin (human β-defensin 3) with specific antimicrobial activity
JR García, F Jaumann, S Schulz, A Krause, J Rodríguez-Jiménez, ...
Cell and tissue research 306 (2), 257-264, 2001
Cathelicidins-a family of multifunctional antimicrobial peptides
R Bals, JM Wilson
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS 60 (4), 711-720, 2003
Severe COVID-19 is marked by a dysregulated myeloid cell compartment
J Schulte-Schrepping, N Reusch, D Paclik, K Baßler, S Schlickeiser, ...
Cell 182 (6), 1419-1440. e23, 2020
Antimicrobial peptides
AR Koczulla, R Bals
Drugs 63 (4), 389-406, 2003
Augmentation of innate host defense by expression of a cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide
R Bals, DJ Weiner, AD Moscioni, RL Meegalla, JM Wilson
Infection and immunity 67 (11), 6084-6089, 1999
Human endogenous antibiotic LL-37 stimulates airway epithelial cell proliferation and wound closure
R Shaykhiev, C Beißwenger, K Kändler, J Senske, A Püchner, ...
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 289 (5 …, 2005
The discovery of α1-antitrypsin and its role in health and disease
SM Janciauskiene, R Bals, R Koczulla, C Vogelmeier, T Köhnlein, T Welte
Respiratory medicine 105 (8), 1129-1139, 2011
β-Defensin 1 contributes to pulmonary innate immunity in mice
C Moser, DJ Weiner, E Lysenko, R Bals, JN Weiser, JM Wilson
Infection and immunity 70 (6), 3068-3072, 2002
Increased levels of antimicrobial peptides in tracheal aspirates of newborn infants during infection
S Schaller-Bals, A Schulze, R Bals
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 165 (7), 992-995, 2002
The innate immune function of airway epithelial cells in inflammatory lung disease
PS Hiemstra, PB McCray, R Bals
European respiratory journal 45 (4), 1150-1162, 2015
Mouse β-defensin 3 is an inducible antimicrobial peptide expressed in the epithelia of multiple organs
R Bals, X Wang, RL Meegalla, S Wattler, DJ Weiner, MC Nehls, ...
Infection and immunity 67 (7), 3542-3547, 1999
The role of vitamin D in pulmonary disease: COPD, asthma, infection, and cancer
C Herr, T Greulich, RA Koczulla, S Meyer, T Zakharkina, M Branscheidt, ...
Respiratory research 12 (1), 1-9, 2011
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