Rationally Designed Antimicrobial Peptides Are Potential Tools to Combat Devastating Bacteria and Fungi

Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Jun 2;23(11):6244. doi: 10.3390/ijms23116244.

Abstract

The introduction of the first antibiotic (penicillin) by Sir Alexander Fleming in 1928 was a huge milestone in the treatment of infectious diseases [...].

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Antimicrobial Peptides*
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Penicillins*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Antimicrobial Peptides
  • Penicillins

Grant support

L.G. was financed by the FK 134343 project of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office-NKFIH, and G.V. and G.K.T. were supported by the TKP2021-EGA-32 fund of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office-NKFIH.