The forgotten 80-year-old antibiotic could provide a new way to fight hard-to-treat infections

Green glow bacteria

A research team has found that Nourseothricin, an older antibiotic, can be effective against resistant bacteria. Improved purification techniques have identified less toxic forms of antibiotics, namely Streptothricin-F, which show potent activity against gram-negative bacteria, by binding to a bacterial ribosomal subunit bacteria and cause translation errors, offering a unique approach to combating such infections. … Leer más