Researchers discover new antibiotics by sifting through the human microbiome -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Researchers discover new antibiotics by sifting through the human microbiome

11/17/2016

Image: toxic radius on a plastic shell;  Copyright: Sean Brady

The researchers placed tiny droplets of 25 newly discovered antibiotics on a carpet of beta-lactam resistant S. aureus. They identified two compounds that generated circles of dead bacteria (dark spots) around each droplet; © Sean Brady