Iseganan hydrochloride. Definition

Medical Definition: Iseganan hydrochloride

A substance being studied for the treatment of oral mucositis (painful mouth sores) caused by the treatment of cancer and other conditions. Iseganan hydrochloride destroys certain bacteria, fungi and viruses by piercing their outer membranes and make them explode. A type of synthetic antimicrobial peptide and a synthetic analogue of type protegrin.

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