6 thoughts on “D8c – Faberowski

  1. What was the significance of picking two different amps why wouldn’t you just want to work with one?

    1. We wanted to see the difference between the wasp peptide(mastoparan) and the bee peptide (melittin).

    1. We found research that said bee peptides have antimicrobial properties so we wanted to see if they could work as an antibiotic.

  2. Is there a difference between these AMPs and standard antibiotics? Is it harder for bacteria to evolve resistance to these?

    1. Just so they are different, new types of compounds that might be antibiotics, amp or standard antibiotics have been used for the last 20-30 years without any new ones bacteria might start developing resistance to them.

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