Interesting article on study - Defense Mechanism Against Bacteria and Fungi Deciphered

 Here's the Article:

It suggests that Beta Defensins may have more antimicrobial action than previously thought.

Studies suggest that Vitamin D3 plays an important role in production of  Defensins<.  More information can found on this in the Vitamin D Book here:




Thanks for the information. Before I found this site I was taking many supplementsi, but incredibly, no D3.

minocycline, azithromycine, metronidazolei 2007-2009, chelation for lead poisoning, muscle pain, insomnia, interstitial cystitisi (almost well), sinus, dry eyes, stiff neck, veins, hypothyroid, TMJ, hip joints (no longer hurt)

Thanks for posting this, Red. Fascinating stuff! Raven

Feeling 98% well-going for 100. Very low test for Cpni. CAPi since 8-05 for Cpn/Mycoplasma P.,Lyme, Bartonella, Mold exposure,NACi,BHRT, MethyB12 FIRi Sauna. 1-18-11 begin new treatment plan with naturopath

Thanks for posting this Red.  Not really knowing  about  “defensins” I did some additional searching<.  I read they consist of 18-45 amino acids .  Makes me think I should restart taking my amino acid complex, too.




JeanneRoz ~ DXi'd w/ CPNi 4/2007; 6/07 -"officially" dx'd w/CFIDSi/FM; also: HHV6, EBVi, IBSi-C, 100 Doxyi:BIDi<; 500 mg Biaxin BIDi; Tindamax Pulses, B12 shots, ERFA Dessicated Thyroid,Cortef, Iodoral 25 mg, Vit D-6,000 uni

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