crocodile antibiotics

Richard P. Grant rgrant at
Wed Jun 14 04:18:27 EST 2000

In article <200006132203.SAA12525 at>, 
dalex at wrote:

> I didn't see the show, but it sounds like they're talking about 
> defensins: antimicrobial peptides that are found in frog skin,
> and presumable crocodile skin.

They were extracted from the blood, but I have no idea how.  Looked like 
basic (IEX??) chromatography to me.

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