Search for dissertations about: "Hava Lofton Tomenius"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Hava Lofton Tomenius.

  1. 1. Mechanisms and Biological Costs of Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobial Peptides

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hava Lofton Tomenius; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antimicrobial peptides; antibiotic resistance; fitness cost; Salmonella Typhimurium; Staphylococcus aureus; bile; serum; pH response; growth rate; mice; phoP; pmrB; waaY; LPS; LL-37; defensins; membrane potential; Mikrobiologi; Microbiology;

    Abstract : The global increasing problem of antibiotic resistance necessarily drives the pursuit and discovery of new antimicrobial agents. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) initially seemed like promising new drug candidates. Already members of the innate immune system, it was assumed that they would be bioactive and non-toxic. READ MORE