ANTIBIORESISTANCE: An aberrant protein that kills bacterial cells

ANTIBIORESISTANCE: An aberrant protein that kills bacterial cells

Because the protein is truly deadly for bacterial cells. Scientists describe how this ‘erroneously’ constructed protein mimics the action of aminoglycosides, a class of antibiotics. The protein could also serve as a model for a new class of antibiotics. A new strategy for controlling bacterial growth A chance discovery: Initially, the Brookhaven team, which specializes …

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