Novel Formulations for Antimicrobial Peptides
AbstractPeptides in general hold much promise as a major ingredient in novel supramolecular assemblies. They may become essential in vaccine design, antimicrobial chemotherapy, cancer immunotherapy, food preservation, organs transplants, design of novel materials for dentistry, formulations against diabetes and other important strategical applications. This review discusses how novel formulations may improve the therapeutic index of antimicrobial peptides by protecting their activity and improving their bioavailability. The diversity of novel formulations using lipids, liposomes, nanoparticles, polymers, micelles, etc., within the limits of nanotechnology may also provide novel applications going beyond antimicrobial chemotherapy. View Full-Text
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Carmona-Ribeiro, A.M.; de Melo Carrasco, L.D. Novel Formulations for Antimicrobial Peptides. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15, 18040-18083.
Carmona-Ribeiro AM, de Melo Carrasco LD. Novel Formulations for Antimicrobial Peptides. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2014; 15(10):18040-18083.Chicago/Turabian Style
Carmona-Ribeiro, Ana M.; de Melo Carrasco, Letícia D. 2014. "Novel Formulations for Antimicrobial Peptides." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15, no. 10: 18040-18083.