Tag : Antibiotic Resistance

Biology

Differential DNA accessibility to polymerase enables 30-minute phenotypic β-lactam antibiotic susceptibility testing of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Newsemia
by Nathan G. Schoepp, Eric J. Liaw, Alexander Winnett, Emily S. Savela, Omai B. Garner, Rustem F. Ismagilov The rise in carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infections...
Biology

Surfactant-enhanced DNA accessibility to nuclease accelerates phenotypic β-lactam antibiotic susceptibility testing of <i>Neisseria gonorrhoeae</i>

Newsemia
by Emily S. Savela, Nathan G. Schoepp, Matthew M. Cooper, Justin C. Rolando, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Olusegun O. Soge, Rustem F. Ismagilov Rapid antibiotic susceptibility...
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Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Newsemia
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made a scientific breakthrough where their machine-learning algorithm or Artificial Intelligence (AI) program successfully created a...
AI/ML

Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

Newsemia
Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic...
Biology

Molecular mechanisms of collateral sensitivity to the antibiotic nitrofurantoin

Newsemia
by Roderich Roemhild, Marius Linkevicius, Dan I. Andersson Antibiotic resistance increasingly limits the success of antibiotic treatments, and physicians require new ways to achieve efficient...
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Chinese people buying antibiotics in pharmacies even without a prescription

Newsemia
People in China can acquire antibiotics from retail pharmacies without a prescription, even though dispensing the medicine without a prescription isn’t allowed by regulations, a...
Biology

Universal antibiotic tolerance arising from antibiotic-triggered accumulation of pyocyanin in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Newsemia
by Kui Zhu, Shang Chen, Tatyana A. Sysoeva, Lingchong You Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that often infects open wounds or patients with cystic...
Biology

Surveillance to maintain the sensitivity of genotype-based antibiotic resistance diagnostics

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by Allison L. Hicks, Stephen M. Kissler, Marc Lipsitch, Yonatan H. Grad The sensitivity of genotype-based diagnostics that predict antimicrobial susceptibility is limited by the...

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