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The Potential of Antimicrobial Peptides as Biocides
AbstractAntimicrobial peptides constitute a diverse class of naturally occurring antimicrobial molecules which have activity against a wide range of pathogenic microorganisms. Antimicrobial peptides are exciting leads in the development of novel biocidal agents at a time when classical antibiotics are under intense pressure from emerging resistance, and the global industry in antibiotic research and development stagnates. This review will examine the potential of antimicrobial peptides, both natural and synthetic, as novel biocidal agents in the battle against multi-drug resistant pathogen infections.
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Laverty, G.; Gorman, S.P.; Gilmore, B.F. The Potential of Antimicrobial Peptides as Biocides. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12, 6566-6596.View more citation formats
Laverty G, Gorman SP, Gilmore BF. The Potential of Antimicrobial Peptides as Biocides. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2011; 12(10):6566-6596.Chicago/Turabian Style
Laverty, Garry; Gorman, Sean P.; Gilmore, Brendan F. 2011. "The Potential of Antimicrobial Peptides as Biocides." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 12, no. 10: 6566-6596.