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Nylon-3 Polymers to Treat Fungal Infections

Invasive fungal infections pose a growing threat, causing an estimated 1.5 million deaths each year worldwide. Ninety percent of the deaths are caused by one of four genera: Cryptococcus, Candida, Asp...
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Samuel Gellman, Runhui Liu, Bernard Weisblum, Fang Yun Lim, Nancy Keller, Jin Woo Bok, Christina Hull, Naomi Walsh, Leslie Rank, Mingwei Huang | P170021US02

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Treating Fungal Infections with New Forazoline Compounds

Fungal infections range in severity from common athlete’s foot to life-threatening illness. Treatment can be very expensive. The cost of treating systemic Candida yeast infections exceeds $31,000 pe...
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Timothy Bugni, Thomas Wyche, David Andes, Douglas Braun | P130274US02

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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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