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Silver Nanoparticles as Potential Antibacterial Agents
Multi-drug resistance is a growing problem in the treatment of infectious diseases and the widespread use of broad-spectrum antibiotics has produced antibiotic resistance for many human bacterialExpand
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Peptide-modified liposomes for selective targeting of bombesin receptors overexpressed by cancer cells: a potential theranostic agent
Objectives Drug delivery systems consisting of liposomes displaying a cell surface receptor-targeting peptide are being developed to specifically deliver chemotherapeutic drugs to tumorsExpand
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Structural Insights into and Activity Analysis of the Antimicrobial Peptide Myxinidin
ABSTRACT The marine environment has been poorly explored in terms of potential new molecules possessing antibacterial activity. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) offer a new potential class ofExpand
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Peptide inhibitors against herpes simplex virus infections
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a significant human pathogen causing mucocutaneous lesions primarily in the oral or genital mucosa. Although acyclovir (ACV) and related nucleoside analogs provideExpand
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A New Nerve Growth Factor-Mimetic Peptide Active on Neuropathic Pain in Rats
Analysis of the structure of nerve growth factor (NGF)-tyrosine kinase receptor A (TrkA) complex, site-directed mutagenesis studies and results from chemical modification of amino acid residues haveExpand
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Peptide-Lipid Interactions: Experiments and Applications
The interactions between peptides and lipids are of fundamental importance in the functioning of numerous membrane-mediated cellular processes including antimicrobial peptide action, hormone-receptorExpand
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Supramolecular aggregates containing lipophilic Gd(III) complexes as contrast agents in MRI
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents based on paramagnetic gadolinium complexes are widely used in biomedical research and diagnosis. Their application is intended to improve efficacy ofExpand
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In vitro and in vivo evaluation of 111In-DTPAGlu-G-CCK8 for cholecystokinin-B receptor imaging.
UNLABELLED Regulatory peptides and their analogs are being extensively investigated as radiopharmaceuticals for cancer imaging and therapy. Receptors of the cholecystokinin family have been shown toExpand
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Clickable functionalization of liposomes with the gH625 peptide from Herpes simplex virus type I for intracellular drug delivery.
Liposomes externally modified with the nineteen residues gH625 peptide, previously identified as a membrane-perturbing domain in the gH glycoprotein of Herpes simplex virus type I, have been preparedExpand
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gH625: A milestone in understanding the many roles of membranotropic peptides
Abstract Here, we review the current knowledge about viral derived membranotropic peptides, and we discuss how they may be used for many therapeutic applications. While they have been initiallyExpand
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