A new ex vivo model treated animal wounds with mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) and reduced MRSA infection, expanding therapeutic options for humans.
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Antibiotics are a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.
New research has explored the role of nasal bacteria to better develop intranasal vaccines for viruses such as COVID-19 and flu.
Researchers have used comparative metabologenomics to uncover what may be “silencing” bacteria to produce desirable compounds.
An experimental drug suggests that therapy for currently untreatable cases of cystic fibrosis is “clearly achievable”.
Researchers have developed a platform named FAST to produce antibiotics that specifically target just the bacteria of interest.
Scientists have discovered that manipulating residues enables precision during the antibiotic biosynthesis assembly line.
Dr Praveen Prathapan explains why broad-spectrum therapeutics need to be identified to provide a safety net against pandemics, including COVID-19.
This article introduces insights into combatting multidrug resistance via high-throughput laboratory evolution, pointing to the mechanisms of underlying evolved drug resistance.
New research has shown that 'hidden' lysis genes in bacteriophages could be used in the development of a new class of antibiotics.
A single change to the structure of bacterial ribosomes prevents macrolide antibiotics from binding and killing the bacteria, according to a study.
Researchers have shown that CBD can kill Gram-negative bacteria, which could lead to the first new class of antibiotics for resistant bacteria in 60 years.
Scientists have identified a potential alternative to antibiotics, a nutrient named taurine that helps the microbiome kill invading bacteria.
Scientists have identified a new family of biosynthetic genes in lichens with unknown functions, which could produce new molecules for the pharmaceutical industry.
A new study shows that methacycline, a commonly used antibiotic, can reduce the neurological damage caused by Zika virus infections in mice.