Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

1-31-2017

Abstract

Compositions with antifungal activity and methods of using such compositions are provided herein. In particular the compositions are peptides of SEQ ID NO: 1 and variations thereof. The peptides may contain L or D amino acids and may be circularized, dimerized or otherwise modified to make the compositions resistant to proteolysis. The compositions may be used to inhibit microbial growth and in particular fungal growth.

Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Biological Sciences

Patent Number

US9556226

Application Number

US 20160039873 A1

Application Published

2-11-2016

Application Filed

3-14-2014

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Thallapuranam Krishnaswamy Suresh Kumar, Deparment of Chemistry and Biochemistry
David S. McNabb, Deparment of Biological Sciences
Yazan Hussien Akkam, Cell and Molecular Biology Program
Duy Tu Nguyen, Cell and Molecular Biology Program

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