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.
Chemistry and Biochemistry; Biological Sciences
US 20160039873 A1
Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)
Kumar, Thallapuranam Krishnaswamy Suresh; McNabb, David S.; Akkam, Yazan H.; and Nguyen, Duy Tu, "Peptides with antifungal activity and methods of using the peptides" (2017). Patents Granted. 307.