Peter Spacciapoli

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Histatins are a family of histidine-rich, cationic peptides composed of up to 38 amino acids. They are secreted by the salivary glands of humans and some subhuman primates and are thought to be part of the host defence system in the oral cavity. Histatins exhibit in vitro activity against both bacteria and yeast, common to other antimicrobial peptides.(More)
Mutations in IDH1 are highly prevalent in human glioma. First line treatment is radiotherapy, which many patients often forego to avoid treatment-associated morbidities. The high prevalence of IDH1 mutations in glioma highlights the need for brain-penetrant IDH1 mutant-selective inhibitors as an alternative therapeutic option. Here, we have explored the(More)
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