Prokaryotic Antimicrobial Peptides From Genes to Applications

The book provides an overview of the advancement of fundamental knowledge and applications of antimicrobial peptides in biomedical, agricultural, veterinary, food, and cosmetic products. Antimicrobial peptides stand as potentially great alternatives to current antibiotics, and most research in this...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Drider, Djamel (Editor), Rebuffat, Sylvie (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The book provides an overview of the advancement of fundamental knowledge and applications of antimicrobial peptides in biomedical, agricultural, veterinary, food, and cosmetic products. Antimicrobial peptides stand as potentially great alternatives to current antibiotics, and most research in this newly-created area has been published in journals and other periodicals. It is the editors’ opinion that it is timely to sum up the most important achievements in the field and provide the scientific community with a reference book. The goals of this project include illustrating the achievements made so far, debating the state of the art, and drawing new perspectives
Physical Description:XIII, 451 p online resource
ISBN:9781441976925