Literature associating LBP and bacterial infectious disease
Lipopolysaccharide binding protein; Plays a role in the innate immune response. Binds to the lipid A moiety of bacterial lipopolysaccharides (LPS), a glycolipid present in the outer membrane of all Gram-negative bacteria. Acts as an affinity enhancer for CD14, facilitating its association with LPS. Promotes the release of cytokines in response to bacterial lipopolysaccharide; BPI fold containing
Synonyms: LBP, P18428, P18428p, hP18428, 3929 ...