Enhanced Antimicrobial Activity and Structural Transitions of a Nanofibrillated Cellulose-Nisin Biocomposite Suspension.

@article{Weishaupt2018EnhancedAA,
  title={Enhanced Antimicrobial Activity and Structural Transitions of a Nanofibrillated Cellulose-Nisin Biocomposite Suspension.},
  author={Ramon Weishaupt and Lukas Heuberger and Gilberto Siqueira and Beatrice Gutt and Tanja Zimmermann and Katharina Maniura-Weber and Stefan Salentinig and Greta Faccio},
  journal={ACS applied materials & interfaces},
  year={2018},
  volume={10 23},
  pages={
          20170-20181
        }
}
Resistance to antibiotics has posed a high demand for novel strategies to fight bacterial infections. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are a promising alternative to conventional antibiotics. However, their poor solubility in water and sensitivity to degradation has limited their application. Here, we report the design of a smart, pH-responsive antimicrobial… CONTINUE READING