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Antimicrobial decapeptide oral hygiene treatment

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AMRMC

A method for promoting oral hygiene that treats mature biofilms comprises the step of applying the antimicrobial peptide KSL and a surface active agent to the oral environment of applying KSL after mechanical disruption of the biofilm. An antiplaque chewing gum comprising KSL provides a sustained release oral hygiene treatment.

Inventors: 
Leung, Kai P.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2006-10-18
Grant Date: 
2014-07-15
Grant time: 
2,827 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
52
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY