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Enzyme 'wrench' could be key to stronger, more effective antibiotics


April 10, 2014

chemistry graphic Builders and factory workers know that getting a job done right requires precision and specialized tools. The same is true when you're building antibiotic compounds at the molecular level. New findings from North Carolina State University may turn an enzyme that acts as a specialized "wrench" in antibiotic assembly into a set of wrenches that will allow for greater customization. Full Story

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