Yamil Liscano

Yamil Liscano

Sep 14, 2018

Group 6 Copy 100
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The search for alternative antibiotics is on, due to widespread resistance to current antibiotics. We will use bioinformatic and molecular analysis to determine if there are peptides with antimicrobial activity in the skin of the Colombian frog (Hypsiboas pugnax). We believe that the dorsal region of this frog’s the skin, due to terrestrial and predator contact, produces wide variety of antimicrobial peptides.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Engineering E. coli to Treat Wastewater and Generate Energy

    We are engineering two strains of E. coli: one to uptake phosphorus so as to prevent toxic algal growth in lakes...

    Why do wolverines need snow?

    A warming climate in the Arctic is having profound impacts on species that rely on snow and ice, like the polar...

    How do we keep wild rhino populations growing during a poaching crisis? The final countdown

    African rhinos are of great economic and ecological importance within their range states,but are threatened...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 8 people