Antifungal activity and pore-forming mechanism of astacidin 1 against Candida albicans.

@article{Choi2014AntifungalAA,
  title={Antifungal activity and pore-forming mechanism of astacidin 1 against Candida albicans.},
  author={Hyemin Choi and Dong Gun Lee},
  journal={Biochimie},
  year={2014},
  volume={105},
  pages={58-63}
}
In a previous report, a novel antibacterial peptide astacidin 1 (FKVQNQHGQVVKIFHH) was isolated from hemocyanin of the freshwater crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus. In this study, the antifungal activity and mechanism of astacidin 1 were evaluated. Astacidin 1 exhibited antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Trichosporon beigelii, Malassezia furfur… CONTINUE READING