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Penicillin redux: Rearming proven warriors for the 21st century


April 14, 2014

conjugates of a beta-lactam antibiotic with MRSA Drug-resistant bacteria like MRSA are hard to treat because so many antibiotics are ineffective against them. The University of South Carolina's Chuanbing Tang leads a team that has shown a new way to reclaim the power of penicillin and similar drugs against so-called "superbugs." Full Story

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