New compound which kills antibiotic-resistant superbugs discovered

  28 May 2019

A new compound which visualises and kills antibiotic resistant superbugs has been discovered by scientists at the University of Sheffield and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL).

The team, led by Professor Jim Thomas, from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Chemistry, is testing new compounds developed by his Ph.D. student Kirsty Smitten on antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria, including pathogenic E. coli.

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