Catching the dance of antibiotics and ribosomes at room temperature

Antibiotics have been a pillar of modern medicine since the 1940s. Streptomycin, which belongs to a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides, was the first hint of light in the millennia-long search for a treatment for tuberculosis, which remains one of the deadliest infectious diseases in human history.

Catching the dance of antibiotics and ribosomes at room temperature

Antibiotics have been a pillar of modern medicine since the 1940s. Streptomycin, which belongs to a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides, was the first hint of light in the millennia-long ...

Tue 7 Aug 18 from Phys.org

Technique Developed to Catch Dance of Antibiotics, Ribosomes at Room Temperature

NewsResearchers were able to observe interactions between the drugs and bacterial ribosomes at both extremely low and room temperatures, revealing never-before-seen details. Contributed Author: SLAC ...

Tue 7 Aug 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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