Antibiotic breakthrough: Team discovers how to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses

Even a small scrape or cut could lead to a life-threatening infection before antibiotics, but these compounds have been getting less effective as bacteria evolve to combat the threat. Now there may be a way to modify existing drugs to be effective against some of the most hearty bacterial cells. The post Scientists Find Molecular ‘Key’ to Killing Hearty Bacteria appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Antibiotic breakthrough: Team discovers how to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses

Scientists report that they now know how to build a molecular Trojan horse that can penetrate gram-negative bacteria, solving a problem that for decades has stalled the development of effective ...

Wed 10 May 17 from Medical Xpress

Antibiotic breakthrough: How to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses, Wed 10 May 17 from ScienceDaily

New rules for cellular entry may aid antibiotic development

A new study lays out several rules to successfully enter gram-negative bacteria, which could lead to the development of sorely needed antibiotics.

Wed 10 May 17 from ScienceNews

Learning the rules of antibiotics to make old drugs work on new bugs

A newly developed list of criteria may aid in finding and making effective drugs.

Sun 14 May 17 from Arstechnica

Scientists Find Molecular ‘Key’ to Killing Hearty Bacteria

Even a small scrape or cut could lead to a life-threatening infection before antibiotics, but these compounds have been getting less effective as bacteria evolve to combat the threat. Now there ...

Thu 11 May 17 from Extremetech

New rules for Gram-negative antibiotics

Properties that allow compounds to get into and stay in Gram-negative bacteria could aid antibiotic discovery

Wed 10 May 17 from CandEN

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