New molecule promises to address drug resistance

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science(IISc),Bangalore have designed an antimicrobial protein called Omega 76. This protein promises to kill multidrug-resistant bacterium called Acinetobacter baumannii. The bacterium is among those responsible for most of the infections in hospitals and other healthcare settings and is fast becoming resistant to available antibiotics. The protein was developed using… Continue reading New molecule promises to address drug resistance