Anti-bacterial Resistance: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Enzyme to Arrest Bacteria Cell Growth Discovered
Published: April 5, 2019
Scientists from the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB) have discovered a new enzyme which helps in breaking cell walls of bacteria. This discovery offers the potential for a new drug delivery system to arrest the anti-bacterial resistance through existing antibiotic drugs. Why the discovery is of great significance? A lot of antibiotics are ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Malacidins: Scientists discover new class of antibiotics from soil
Published: February 16, 2018
Scientists from The Rockefeller University in New York have reported discovery of a new class of antibiotics called malacidins. It has been produced by microorganisms living in soil and dirt and is capable of killing off several antibiotic-resistant pathogens. Discovery The new family of antibiotics comes from molecules present in large variety of soils. Scientists ..