Scientists develop molecule that attacks natural defences of superbugs

  18 September 2019

Scientists have developed a molecule that can penetrate the natural defences of superbugs, giving a new lease of life to a “last-resort” antibiotic. 

The molecule, created by researchers in Ireland and Spain, was given in conjunction with the antibiotic colistin, rendering it 16 times more effective than if it had been administered on its own

Further reading: The Telegraph
Author(s): Anne Gulland
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