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Proteases in microbial virulence

Associated Centre/s:  Clinical and Diagnostic Oral Sciences

Associated Research:  Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

This MRC funded research focuses upon the structure and genetics of the proteolytic enzymes of the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis. Bacterial protease inhibitors as specific antimicrobials are being studied in collaboration with the commercial biotechnology sector aiming towards inhibitor design for a number of important pathogens including Pseudomonas aeruginosa.


Professor Mike Curtis
+44 20 7882 2258

Barts & TheLondon School of Medicine & Dentistry
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