Retrocyclins: Antiviral And Antimicrobial Peptides


Retrocyclin peptides are small antimicrobial agents with potent activity against bacteria and viruses. The peptides are nonhemolytic, and exhibit minimal in vitro cytotoxicity. A pharmaceutical composition comprising retrocyclin as an active agent is administered therapeutically to a patient suffering from a bacterial and/or viral infection, or to an individual facing exposure to a bacterial and/or viral infection, especially one caused by the HIV-1 retrovirus or other sexually-transmitted pathogens.

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  • Publication: Dec 8, 2005
  • Application: Nov 5, 2004
    US US 98214504 A
  • Priority: Nov 5, 2004
    US US 98214504 A
  • Priority: May 6, 2003
    US US 0314106 W
  • Priority: May 6, 2002
    US US 14164502 A
  • Priority: Apr 18, 2002
    US US 0212353 W
  • Priority: Apr 18, 2001
    US US 28485501 P

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