Scientists engineer human-germ hybrid molecules to attack drug-resistant bacteria

Taking a cue from viruses that infect and kill bacteria, the researchers engineered molecules capable of targeting the bugs in a way the human immune system cannot—an approach that could be particularly valuable against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More »
Source: The Rockefeller University Newswire - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Science News antibiotic resistance Assaf Raz immunology Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology lysibodies lysins microbiology Vincent A. Fischetti Virology Source Type: news