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Novel Cationic Amphiphiles Control Biofilm Formation for Bacterial Vaginosis
Cationic amphiphiles greatly inhibits the biofilm formation of the pathogenic bacteria in BV.Cationic Amphiphile Concentration (μM)Invention Summary:Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common polymicrobial infection in women of reproductive age, affecting 10-30% of women in developed nations. BV can lead to serious complications such as abortion, premature...
Published: 12/8/2021   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Allison Faig
Keywords(s): Antibacterial, Biofilm, Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Personal Care, Cosmeceuticals, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
Cationic Amphiphile for Antimicrobial Applications
The structure of CAms 5a, 5b, 5c, 8a, 8b, and 8c Invention Summary: The development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a prevalent concern that has prompted the development of new antimicrobial agents. Naturally-occurring antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) offer advantages over conventional antibiotics due to a reduced development of resistance...
Published: 12/8/2021   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Yingyue Zhang, Allison Faig, Michael (mikhail) Chikindas
Keywords(s): Antibacterial, Biomaterials, Peptides
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Therapeutics, Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences