Natural Antimicrobial Peptides: Hope for New Antibiotic Lead Molecules.

Author:- Shaikh Jamal Uddin, Jamil Ahmad Shilpi, Lutfun Nahar, Satyajit D. Sarker and Ulf Göransson
Category:- Journal; Year:- 2021
Discipline:- Pharmacy Discipline
School:- Life Science School


Infectious diseases are serious global health problems as they are often difficult to control, manage or eradicate. COVID-19 pandemic is a classic example of such problems that has devastated the whole world. Lack of new drugs as well as resistance to available anti-infective drugs, particularly antibiotics, have made these diseases difficult to treat (World Health Organization, 2020). In fact, antibiotic resistance is one of the prevalent threats to global health today. Therefore, discovery of effective and safe antibiotics has become a global priority.

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