News tagged with cell wall

Overcoming antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing medical crisis, as disease-causing bacteria have developed properties that evade or overcome the toxic effects of many available drugs. More of these microbes are resistant to multiple medications, ...

dateOct 01, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Chemists characterize the fatal fungus among us

Life-threatening fungal infections affect more than two million people worldwide. Effective antifungal medications are very limited. Until now, one of the major challenges is that the fungal cell wall is poorly understood, ...

dateJul 19, 2018 in Biochemistry
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