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Burkholdines 1097 and 1229, Potent Antifungal Peptides from Burkholderia Ambifaria 2.2 N
Fungal pathogens are a continuing source of infection in both plants and animals. In fact, there are over 50,000 fungal plant diseases1 as well as over 300 million people affected from serious fungal infections globally.2 The widespread use of antifungal agents has resulted in increasing resistance in pathogens. Though synthetic treatments can be...
Published: 10/21/2015   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Falkinham, Peter Jeffs, Eric Schmidt
Keywords(s): Agriculture/Pest Control, Biotechnology
Category(s): Agriculture, Chemicals
Acetylacetonate and Related Complexes of Cobalt, Rhodium, Iridium and Ruthenium Piano Stool Compunds as Anti-Microbial Agents
A completely new platform for anti-microbials that are effective against various antibiotic-resistant diseases has been developed. The platform is highly customizable to target different pathogens. Specific examples of compounds effective against mycobacteria and MRSA have been synthesized and tested in vitro.
Published: 9/21/2015   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Merola, Joseph Falkinham, Christine Duchane, George Karpin
Category(s): Medical
Dinitro-Thiophene and 4-Chloro-Nitro-Thiazolide Tuberculosis Therapeutics
Treatment of tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis continues to be difficult because of the emergence of drug-resistant strains throughout the world. As the frequency of multiply drug-resistant (MDR) and extremely drug-resistant (XDR) strains increases, the need for new anti-tuberculosis therapeutics has become a major area of concern throughout...
Published: 9/14/2012   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Falkinham, Paul Hoffman
Category(s): Therapeutic
Antimicrobial Compounds to Inhibit Plant Diseases
The technology is a group of naturally-occurring peptides that inhibit growth of many bacteria, yeast, fungi, protozoa, and algae that cause disease in plants. See related technology 10-060.
Published: 8/6/2012   |   Inventor(s): Cody Cain, Lester Casida, Joseph Falkinham
Keywords(s): Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
Category(s): Agriculture