Antimicrobial Peptides: The future weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance

  22 June 2020

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are small protein fragments of 10-50 amino acids in length that demonstrate high potency against a myriad range of pathogens like bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoans. They are produced by diverse life forms ranging from prokaryotes to humans and act as immune-system modulators that protect the host from infections and promote pathogenic clearance.

Further reading: BioSpectrum
Author(s): Priyanka Lahiri
Effective Surveillance   Smart Innovations  
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