The Therapeutic Potential of Lantibiotics
Lantibiotics are a growing class of diverse bacterial peptides with a range of structures and functions. They offer real potential in combating bacterial infections and - in an age when increasing numbers of commonly used antimicrobials are falling prey to bacterial resistance - they could form a significant addition to the therapeutic armamentarium.
Steven Boakes and Sjoerd Wadman of Novacta Biosystems Ltd (January 2009)
Keywords: Diversity and Biosynthesis, lantibiotics