Innovative keratin-based products for the topical treatment of skin mycoses

Mycoses, infections of the skin, nails and hair that affect 15% of the world’s population, are caused by pathogens called dermatophytes.

The MICOSKer strategy uses keratin derived from wool, similar to that of nails and skin, loaded with antimycotic agents.

MICOSKer keratin shows an inhibitory and lethal effect at a concentration one hundred times lower than the drug in free form, over a prolonged period of time against dermatophytes.

The Project is co-financed within the framework of the Regional Operational Programme European Regional Development Fund (POR FESR 2014-2020) of the Emilia Romagna Region