Antibiotic activity of Leu-Lys rich model peptides

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To develop novel antibiotic peptides useful as therapeutic drugs, short model peptides rich in Leu and Lys were designed by changing not only the net positive charge by Lys-deletion but also in the hydrophobic helix region by Leu-deletion from a peptide analogue of cecropin A (1–8)-magainin 2 (1–12) (CA-MA) known as P5. In particular, one peptide (P6… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1024995105208

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@article{Park2003AntibioticAO, title={Antibiotic activity of Leu-Lys rich model peptides}, author={Yoonkyung Park and Dong Gun Lee and Kyung-soo Hahm}, journal={Biotechnology Letters}, year={2003}, volume={25}, pages={1305-1310} }