Antibacterial activity of antimicrobial peptide (AMP) grafted polystyrene surface

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dc.contributor.author Majhi, Sasmita
dc.contributor.author Arora, Ankita
dc.contributor.author Mishra, Abhijit
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-09T14:00:49Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-09T14:00:49Z
dc.date.issued 2018-11
dc.identifier.citation Majhi, Sasmita; Arora, Ankita and Mishra, Abhijit, “Antibacterial activity of antimicrobial peptide (AMP) grafted polystyrene surface", in Advances in Polymer Sciences and Technology, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-2568-7_5, Springer, Nov. 2018, pp. 39-46, ISBN: 9789811325670, 9789811325687. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9789811325670
dc.identifier.isbn 9789811325687
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/4202
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2568-7_5
dc.description.abstract Bacterial colonization and infections associated with biomaterial surfaces pose common threat to patient safety and health care. Antibacterial coating on such surfaces provides significant approach toward addressing this clinical issue. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are suitable alternative to conventional antibiotics because of their broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, low propensity toward pathogen resistance, and low immune response. In this study, a designed peptide, CKLLLRLRKLLRR (CKLR), is immobilized on maleimide-activated polystyrene plates via maleimide–thiol reaction of the sulfhydryl (–SH) group available at its N-terminal. Qualitative screening method including colony-forming units (CFU) assay is performed in 96-well plate to evaluate antibacterial efficacy of immobilized CKLR. Bacterial viability assays show nearly 100% reduction in the growth of both Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Findings of this study indicate that CKLR is potent to develop infection-resistant biomaterial surfaces. Such efficient immobilization strategies can be tailored to eliminate bacterial infections arising from surfaces, thereby rendering antimicrobial biomaterials. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Sasmita Majhi, Ankita Arora and Abhijit Mishra
dc.format.extent pp. 39-46
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Springer Verlag en_US
dc.subject Materials Science en_US
dc.title Antibacterial activity of antimicrobial peptide (AMP) grafted polystyrene surface en_US
dc.title.alternative in Advances in Polymer Sciences and Technology en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US


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