The antiparasitic and antifungal activities of nine amphibian skin secretions were studied in different in vitro models. Seven secretions presented a considerable antiprotozoan activity and one showed promising results against Candida sp. These results can be the basis for the development of new drugs, especially for neglected parasitic diseases.
Keywords: Peptides, Secretions, Amphibians, Leishmania, Trypanosoma, Antimicrobial
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