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The antimicrobial peptide SAAP-148 combats drug-resistant bacteria and biofilms

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Science Translational Medicine  10 Jan 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 423, eaan4044
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aan4044

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  • Received for publication April 7, 2017
  • Resubmitted August 18, 2017
  • Accepted for publication November 13, 2017

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  1. Anna de Breij1,*,
  2. Martijn Riool2,*,
  3. Robert A. Cordfunke3,
  4. Nermina Malanovic4,
  5. Leonie de Boer2,
  6. Roman I. Koning5,6,
  7. Elisabeth Ravensbergen1,
  8. Marnix Franken1,
  9. Tobias van der Heijde1,
  10. Bouke K. Boekema7,
  11. Paulus H. S. Kwakman2,
  12. Niels Kamp8,
  13. Abdelouahab El Ghalbzouri9,
  14. Karl Lohner4,
  15. Sebastian A. J. Zaat2,,
  16. Jan W. Drijfhout3, and
  17. Peter H. Nibbering1,,
  1. 1Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands.
  2. 2Department of Medical Microbiology, Amsterdam Infection and Immunity Institute, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  3. 3Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands.
  4. 4Biophysics Division, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, University of Graz, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät (NAWI) Graz, BioTechMed, 8010 Graz, Austria.
  5. 5Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands.
  6. 6Netherlands Center for Electron Nanoscopy, Institute of Biology Leiden, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands.
  7. 7Association of Dutch Burn Centres, 1942 LT Beverwijk, Netherlands.
  8. 8Animal Research Institute, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  9. 9Department of Dermatology, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: p.h.nibbering{at}lumc.nl
    • * These authors contributed equally to this work.

    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

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