Antimicrobial peptides in the treatment of infectious and inflammatory conditions Preclinical studies of mechanism of action , efficacy , and safety

@inproceedings{Bjrn2016AntimicrobialPI,
  title={Antimicrobial peptides in the treatment of infectious and inflammatory conditions Preclinical studies of mechanism of action , efficacy , and safety},
  author={Camilla Bj{\"o}rn},
  year={2016}
}
The rapid emergence of antibiotic-resistant microbes worldwide and the urgent need of new antimicrobial agents have stimulated interest in antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) as new therapeutics for treatment of infectious diseases. AMPs are present in all living species and constitute an important part of the innate immune system in multicellular organisms, including humans. AMPs display a remarkably broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity covering both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria… CONTINUE READING
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