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1. (WO2017038872) COMPOSITION HAVING ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/038872    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2016/075499
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61K 38/46
A61K 31/045
A61K 31/122
A61K 31/19
A61K 31/722
A61P 31/10
A61P 43/00
Applicants: WAKO FILTER TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
和興フィルタテクノロジー株式会社
TEIKYO UNIVERSITY
学校法人帝京大学
Inventors: KAGESHIMA, Hiroki
影島 宏紀
SAITO, Akira
齊藤 章
MURAKAMI, Yoichi
村上 洋一
ABE, Shigeru
安部 茂
HAYAMA, Kazumi
羽山 和美
TAKAHASHI, Miki
高橋 美貴
ABE, Miho
安部 美穂
Title: COMPOSITION HAVING ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY
Abstract:
The present invention provides a novel composition having an antifungal activity without depending on conventional compositions having anticandidal activity or combinations of such compositions. More specifically, the composition according to the present invention having an antifungal activity comprises a complex of lysozyme bonded to chitosan. The composition according to the present invention is applicable to candidiasis of the skin and mucous membranes, in particular, oral candidiasis and vagina candidiasis affecting a large number of patients and can ameliorate the symptoms of these diseases, heal the same and prevent infection of the same. The composition comprises a complex of lysozyme, which has been widely used as a highly safe natural food additive, with a polysaccharide and, therefore, can reassure patients who use the same and ease their burden. The composition according to the present invention comprises a complex of lysozyme, which is a highly safe natural food additive, with a polysaccharide and, therefore, can be safely used by patients without considering any risk.