About the Authors

Sergey Chernysh

sichernysh1951@gmail.com

Affiliation Laboratory of Insect Biopharmacology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Natalia Gordya

Affiliation Laboratory of Insect Biopharmacology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Tatyana Suborova

Affiliation Research Center of Kirov Military Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia

Competing Interests

The authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: SC and NG are inventors of Pat № RU № 2 447 896 “Antimicrobial material”, inventors Sergey Chernysh and Natalia Gordya, patentee Allopharm company. SC and NG are members of Allopharm company. TS: none to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SC NG. Performed the experiments: NG TS. Analyzed the data: SC NG TS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TS. Wrote the paper: SC NG TS.