From the Sello Lab: Graduate student Daniel Carney first author of paper on new class of antibiotics

February 6, 2014
Credit: Sello lab/Brown University

As concerns about bacterial resistance to antibiotics grow, researchers are racing to find new kinds of drugs to replace ones that are no longer effective. One promising new class of molecules called acyldepsipeptides — ADEPs — kills bacteria in a way that no marketed antibacterial drug does — by altering the pathway through which cells rid themselves of harmful proteins... 

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