Peptaibiotics and Peptaibols: An Alternative to Classical Antibiotics?
Article first published online: 22 JUN 2007
Copyright © 2007 Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta AG, Zürich
Chemistry & Biodiversity
Volume 4, Issue 6, pages 1023–1026, June 2007
How to Cite
Duclohier, H. (2007), Peptaibiotics and Peptaibols: An Alternative to Classical Antibiotics?. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 4: 1023–1026. doi: 10.1002/cbdv.200790094
- Issue published online: 22 JUN 2007
- Article first published online: 22 JUN 2007
- Manuscript Received: 13 NOV 2006
- Antimicrobial peptides;
- Planar lipid bilayers;
- Permeability assays
The development and antimicrobial properties of peptaibiotics and peptaibols are discussed. Also, the role of emerging peptaibol analogues, of alamethicin, e.g., harzianins HC, trichotoxin, and antiamoebin, is outlined.