News tagged with antibiotic resistant bacteria

Peptides vs. superbugs

Several peptides have an antibacterial effect - but they are broken down in the human body too quickly to exert this effect. Empa researchers have now succeeded in encasing peptides in a protective coat, which could prolong ...

dateOct 18, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Researchers work on rebooting antibiotics

With the recent finding in Pennsylvania of a hospital patient with an E.coli infection that resists colistin, an antibiotic used as the last line of defense against multi-drug resistant bacteria, the scientific and medical ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Biochemistry
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