The antimicrobial peptide aurein 1.2 disrupts model membranes via the carpet mechanism
David I Fernandez, Anton P Le Brun, Thomas C Whitwell, Marc-Antoine Sani, Michael James, Frances Separovic
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2012
Awarded by Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)
FS thanks the Australian Research Council (ARC) for financial support. The authors acknowledge the Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE proposal ID: P1478) for their support and funding enabling this research. DIF thanks the Australian government for an Australian Postgraduate Award and The University of Melbourne for receipt of an Albert Shimmins Postgraduate Writing-Up Award. APLB acknowledges the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) executive for funding. We thank Prof. Ka Yee Lee and Mr Michael Henderson (University of Chicago) for help with the AFM measurements.