Micreos Pharma announces success of its antibacterial enzyme that “selectively eliminates” pathogens
Micreos Pharmaceuticals’s novel antibacterial enzyme has been proved to be effective in selectively targeting and killing the harmful Staphylococcus aureus bacterial pathogen, as per the company’s study findings which it announced on Saturday.
According to the company, the enzyme, XZ.700, eliminated the pathogen while maintaining a healthy microbiome and preventing antimicrobial resistance (AMR). These findings can be a crucial step in tackling AMR.
The pharma company maintained that XZ.700 is the first of many innovative endolysins in its portfolio and it’s essential as the first molecule the company will market. The findings of the study were published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
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