Host Defense Peptides from Asian Frogs as Potential Clinical Therapies.

@article{Kumar2015HostDP,
  title={Host Defense Peptides from Asian Frogs as Potential Clinical Therapies.},
  author={Vineeth T V Kumar and David J Holthausen and Joshy Jacob and Sanil George},
  journal={Antibiotics},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={136-59}
}
Host defense peptides (HDPs) are currently major focal points of medical research as infectious microbes are gaining resistance to existing drugs. They are effective against multi-drug resistant pathogens due to their unique primary target, biological membranes, and their peculiar mode of action. Even though HDPs from 60 Asian frog species belonging to 15… CONTINUE READING