Antimicrobials not antibiotic-based platform to treat Salmonella enteriditis infection in laying hens

Principal Investigator

Marya Ahmed, University of Prince Edward Island

Year the work was done


Overall objective

  • To prepare vitamin B5 functionalized cationic amphipathic peptides of different hydrophobicity and cationic character by solid phase peptide synthesis and study their biocompatibility and antimicrobial properties in gram positive and gram negative bacteria in vitro.

This research applies to

Layers, Processors

This research was supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Poultry Research Council, Egg Farmers of Canada and Biovectra.