Resisting bacterial drug resistance

John S. Blanchard

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In this issue of Chemistry & Biology, Wright and colleagues report an elegant method for inhibiting enzymes critical for rendering bacteria drug resistant. By using cationic peptides as inhibitors, the authors have exploited two antibacterial mechanisms, making it doubly difficult for microbial retaliation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-106
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry and Biology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry


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