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VOLUME 57 , ISSUE 3 (April 2018) > List of articles


Paulina Czechowicz * / Joanna Nowicka

Keywords : antimicrobial activity, lipopeptides, peptides

Citation Information : Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology. Volume 57, Issue 3, Pages 213-227, DOI:

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Published Online: 23-May-2019



The constantly growing number of multidrug-resistant bacterial strains prompts the search for alternative treatments. Synthetic peptides based on natural antimicrobial peptides, also known as antimicrobial lipopeptides, can become a promising group of “drugs” to fight multi-resistant bacteria. The present paper discusses the origins of synthetic lipopeptides, their classification and antimicro-
bial properties.

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