Understanding how Staphylococcus aureus bacteria colonises skin affected by atopic dermatitis could lead to new treatments that help prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance, say scientists.
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Researchers at Ingenza and the University of Plymouth are using a machine learning and high‑throughput screening approach to discover novel antimicrobial therapies. In this article, Nikki Withers spoke to one of the researchers, Jack Kay, to hear about the current threat posed by antimicrobial resistance and how he hopes their…
Researchers have engineered F12, a lysin-based antibacterial drug, to have limited negative side-effects and so it can be administered repeatedly without loss of efficacy.
The novel vaccine 4X-SA-GP harnesses the anti-fungal immune response to provide immunity against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) infection.
A compound extracted from the leaf of the American beautyberry re-sensitised methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to beta-lactam antibiotics.