Institut for Biomedicin

Thomas Vorup-Jensen

POSITIVELY CHARGED CO-POLYMERS FOR USE AS ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS

Publikation: PatentForskning

The present invention provides a positively charged co­polymer for use as an antimicrobial agent, wherein said positively charged co-polymer is composed of amino acids and/or derivatives thereof and wherein at least 75 molar percent of said amino acids are selected from the group consisting of alanine, lysine, glutamate, arginine and tyro­sine and/or derivatives thereof. The present invention also provides methods for treating, preventing or ameliorating a microbial infection comprising administration of positively charged random co-polymers as well as a pharmaceutical composition comprising said co-polymer. The invention further provides a kit of parts comprising the positively charged random co-polymer.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
PatentnummerUS 10,166,253 B2
LandDanmark
Prioritetsdato29/08/2014
PrioritetsnummerPCT/DK2015/050254
StatusUdgivet - 1 jan. 2019

    Forskningsområder

  • antimikrobiel peptid, Cystisk Fibrose, Glatiramer Acetate

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