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Peptide Antibiotics – broad spectrum

These peptides are potent, broad spectrum antibiotics which demonstrate potential to be novel therapeutic agents. They are also called Host Defense peptides (HDP). They fall into two  categories:- Non ribosomally synthesized peptides ribosomally synthesized peptides Nonribosomally Synthesized Peptides Peptides derived from amino acidscontaining two or