By Yoshimitsu Hamano
Poly-epsilon-L-lysine is a polycationic peptide and indicates antimicrobial job opposed to a large spectrum of microorganisms. it truly is either secure and biodegradable and is for this reason used as a nutrients preservative in numerous international locations. furthermore, there was nice curiosity in clinical and different purposes of poly-lysine and its derivatives.
In distinction, poly-gamma-glutamic acid is an strange anionic polypeptide. it's also water soluble, biodegradable, suitable for eating, non-toxic and non-immunogenic and will be chemically changed to introduce a variety of medicines. those positive factors are very valuable for pharmaceutical and biomedical functions. Poly-glutamic acid can also be a hugely appealing as a meals ingredient.
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