Synergistic interactions between mammalian antimicrobial defense peptides

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Abstract

A single animal can express several cationic antimicrobial peptides with different sequences and structures. We demonstrate that mammalian peptides from different structural classes frequently show synergy with each other and selectively show synergy with human lysozyme.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1558-1560
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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