Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 16 - Innate Host Defenses - Self Quiz - Page 496: 10


(d) Sebum (a) Lysozyme (c) Lactoferrin (b) Defensin

Work Step by Step

The following terms are characterized as: Sebum- Oily secretion that sheilds skin Lysozyme- Degrades peptidoglycan Lactoferrin- Sequesters iron, thus limiting bacterial growth Defensin- Microbicidal peptide that forms pores in cell membranes
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