Tag: Disease

Plant-made antimicrobial peptide targets dental plaque and gum tissues

Katherine Unger Baillie has found that protein drugs, which derive from biological sources, represent some of the most important and effective biopharmaceuticals on the market. Some, like insulin, have been used for decades, while many more based on cloned genes are coming to market and are valued for their precise and powerful functions.

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Periodontal Disease

Oral plaque (biofilm) contains a complex of multiple bacterial species that can lead to periodontitis or inflammation and, in its more advanced stages, deterioration of gums and tissues that surround the teeth (Periodontal Disease).

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