New rules for cellular entry may aid antibiotic development

Tests show clues to fighting drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria


MAKE WAY  An antimicrobial (mostly green and white in this illustration) that has been modified to target gram-negative bacteria travels through a channel (brown) on its way inside an E. coli cell.

M.F. Richter et al/Nature 2017

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Health & Medicine

From the Nature Index

Paid Content