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|1. (WO2017038872) COMPOSITION HAVING ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY|
|Applicants:||WAKO FILTER TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
|Title:||COMPOSITION HAVING ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY|
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.