Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Scientists discover compound that tackles antibiotic resistant bugs

Scientists discover compound that tackles antibiotic resistant bugs Scientists have discovered a new compound that could pave the way for new treatments to tackle superbugs.

Researchers from Sheffield University’s department of chemistry are testing the new compound on gram negative bacteria - the most difficult to treat of all infections.

There have been no new treatments for gram negative infections in the last 50 years and they are top of the World Health Organization’s list of priority pathogens for which new medicines are urgently needed. The Daily Telegraph

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