How bacteria behind hospital infections block out antibiotics

  03 September 2019

Drug-resistant bacteria responsible for deadly hospital-acquired infections shut out antibiotics by closing tiny doors in their cell walls.

The new finding by researchers at Imperial College London could allow researchers to design new drugs that ‘pick the locks’ of these closed doors and allow antibiotics into bacterial cells. The result is published in Nature Communications.

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