Antimicrobial Peptides
  • Release Date : 15 March 2022
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 266 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0323856829
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Download or read book entitled Antimicrobial Peptides by author: K. Ajesh which was release on 15 March 2022 and published by Academic Press with total page 266 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Antimicrobial Peptides: Discovery to Drug Development covers the latest developments about antimicrobial peptides in the scenario of drug resistance. The book is divided in to 16 chapters that are arranged in a sequence and preceded by chapters on historical developments and role as regulatory molecules in innate defense mechanism. Emphasis is given to purification techniques and characterization in detail suitable for interdisciplinary research. Chapters from 5 to 10 provide an inventory of various antimicrobial peptides, from a diverse array of organisms such as bacteria, fungi, insects, amphibians, plants and mammals. The marine ecosystem being one of the excellent sources of unexplored peptides, chapter 11 broadens readers understanding on marine based antimicrobial peptides. This is followed by an informative overview on peptides with antiviral properties and those targeting multi drug resistant bacteria. Additionally, recent reports and mechanism on resistance against antimicrobial peptides are provided. Key insights in to challenges and future perspectives of peptide drug development have been extensively covered in the end chapters. Antimicrobial Peptides: Discovery to Drug Development is an invaluable reference and essential reading for bioscience students, researchers and industrialists. Emphasizes antimicrobial peptides targeting various human viruses and multidrug resistant bacteria Written by internationally recognized experts that provide the readers with a wide and useful perspective of the chapters listed Provides in-depth resources for undertaking a research work in antimicrobial peptides with the inclusion of chapters on purification techniques and structural details Addresses the possibility and availability of peptide antibiotics in the global drug market against the conventional antibiotics Serves as a complete resource from the discovery to drug development of peptide antibiotics

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