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Stable Collagen Mimics

Collagen, the most abundant protein in vertebrates, provides structure for tissues and plays a key role in wound healing. In connective tissue, individual collagen molecules are wound together in tigh...
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Ronald Raines, Matthew Shoulders, Jonathan Hodges | P06406US

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Beta-Peptides with Antifungal Activity

Fungal infections, such as infections by the yeast Candida albicans, are a persistent health problem in some patient populations. Topical yeast infections affect the mouth, vagina, skin, stomach and u...
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Samuel Gellman, Sean Palecek, William Pomerantz, Amy Karlsson | P06201US

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Receptor For Bacillus anthracis Toxin

Infection with Bacillus anthracis, the spore-forming causative agent of anthrax, can result in either a generally benign, self-limiting cutaneous disease or a more serious and often fatal systemic dis...
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John Young, Kenneth Bradley, R. John Collier, Jeremy Mogridge | P00305US

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Novel Antiviral Peptides Against Influenza Virus

Influenza viruses cause morbidity and mortality worldwide. In the United States, influenza is responsible for approximately 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths each year. Two classes of antiv...
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Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Curtis Brandt, Jeremy Jones | P08294US

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Novel Antibacterial Small Molecules

As the incidence of antibiotic resistance among bacteria continues to rise, the discovery of new antibacterial compounds has become increasingly critical to fighting infectious disease. According to t...
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Helen Blackwell, Matthew Bowman, Joseph Stringer | P07517US

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