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Peptide Inhibitors of Gonorrhoeae
Technology Description Antigonococcal peptide inhibitors of Neisseria gonorrhoeae that act against a non-conventional new target, nitrite reductase AniA, that is necessary for N. gonorrhoeae anaerobic respiration and biofilm formation. The anaerobic life style is an important state during disease and favored in biofilms, which form in cervical gono...
Published: 6/8/2017   |   Inventor(s): Aleksandra Sikora, Konstantin Korotkov
Keywords(s): Antibiotics, Antimicrobial, Drug, Drug Development, Gonorrhea, Inhibitor, Microbiology, Peptide, Therapeutic
Category(s): Therapeutics, Vaccines
Antimicrobial Surface Coating
Technology Description Some known antimicrobial compounds, such as nisin or other lantibiotics, which have highly surface active and bactericidal action, can be linked with a block polymer to form a long lasting antimicrobial surface coating. As for the block polymer, PLURONIC and end group activated polymers (EGAP) are used. Both of them can conta...
Published: 2/6/2017   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Mcguire, Pranav Joshi
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Antimicrobial, Peptide, polymer
Category(s): Engineering
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