Patent Number: 6,310,176

Title: Antimicrobially active polypeptides

Abstract: A polypeptide selected from peptides (1) and functional derivatives and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; pharmaceutical compositions containing one or more of these polypeptides; and a method for inhibiting microbial growth in animals using such polypeptides.

Inventors: Barra; Donatella (Rome, IT), Simmaco; Maurizio (Rome, IT)

Assignee: SBL Vaccin AB

International Classification: C07K 14/435 (20060101); C07K 14/46 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); C07K 005/00 (); C07K 007/00 (); A61K 038/00 (); A61K 037/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018