Killing superbugs with star-shaped polymers, not antibiotics

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 18:52 in Biology & Nature

Tiny, star-shaped molecules are effective at killing bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics, new research shows. The star-shaped structures are short chains of proteins called 'peptide polymers.'

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