Linear peptidomimetics as potent antagonists of Staphylococcus aureus agr quorum sensing

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Linear peptidomimetics as potent antagonists of Staphylococcus aureus agr quorum sensing. / Karathanasi, Georgia; Bojer, Martin Saxtorph; Baldry, Mara; Johannessen, Bárdur Andréson; Wolff, Sanne; Greco, Ines; Kilstrup, Mogens; Hansen, Paul Robert; Ingmer, Hanne.

In: Scientific Reports, Vol. 8, No. 1, 3562, 2018.

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Karathanasi, G, Bojer, MS, Baldry, M, Johannessen, BA, Wolff, S, Greco, I, Kilstrup, M, Hansen, PR & Ingmer, H 2018, 'Linear peptidomimetics as potent antagonists of Staphylococcus aureus agr quorum sensing', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 1, 3562. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21951-4

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Karathanasi, G., Bojer, M. S., Baldry, M., Johannessen, B. A., Wolff, S., Greco, I., ... Ingmer, H. (2018). Linear peptidomimetics as potent antagonists of Staphylococcus aureus agr quorum sensing. Scientific Reports, 8(1), [3562]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21951-4

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Karathanasi G, Bojer MS, Baldry M, Johannessen BA, Wolff S, Greco I et al. Linear peptidomimetics as potent antagonists of Staphylococcus aureus agr quorum sensing. Scientific Reports. 2018;8(1). 3562. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21951-4

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Karathanasi, Georgia ; Bojer, Martin Saxtorph ; Baldry, Mara ; Johannessen, Bárdur Andréson ; Wolff, Sanne ; Greco, Ines ; Kilstrup, Mogens ; Hansen, Paul Robert ; Ingmer, Hanne. / Linear peptidomimetics as potent antagonists of Staphylococcus aureus agr quorum sensing. In: Scientific Reports. 2018 ; Vol. 8, No. 1.

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abstract = "Staphylococcus aureus is an important pathogen causing infections in humans and animals. Increasing problems with antimicrobial resistance has prompted the development of alternative treatment strategies, including antivirulence approaches targeting virulence regulation such as the agr quorum sensing system. agr is naturally induced by cyclic auto-inducing peptides (AIPs) binding to the AgrC receptor and cyclic peptide inhibitors have been identified competing with AIP binding to AgrC. Here, we disclose that small, linear peptidomimetics can act as specific and potent inhibitors of the S. aureus agr system via intercepting AIP-AgrC signal interaction at low micromolar concentrations. The corresponding linear peptide did not have this ability. This is the first report of a linear peptide-like molecule that interferes with agr activation by competitive binding to AgrC. Prospectively, these peptidomimetics may be valuable starting scaffolds for the development of new inhibitors of staphylococcal quorum sensing and virulence gene expression.",
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