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Antimicrobial efficacy of granulysin-derived synthetic peptides in acne vulgaris.

DOI: ijd.12756  PMID: 25601314  

Antimicrobial peptides are considered as a potential alternative to antibiotic treatment in acne vulgaris because the development of a resistant strain of Propionibacterium acnes is problematic. Granulysin can be regarded as an ideal substance with which to treat acne because it has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects.

Lim HS,  Chun SM,  Soung MG,  Kim J,  Kim SJ

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