Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics

04/21/2017

Image: Colonies of Penicillium fungi on an agar plate; Copyright: Jens Christian Nielsen

While Penicillia are already industrially used in the production of antibiotics, other pharmaceuticals, industrial enzymes and in the manufacturing of food products, new research reveals that their potential for production of novel antibiotics is far from exhausted; © Jens Christian Nielsen