Compound May Help in Fight Against Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

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North Carolina State University chemists have created a compound that makes existing antibiotics 16 times more effective against recently discovered antibiotic-resistant "superbugs."

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Roberta J. Worthington, Cynthia A. Bunders, Catherine S. Reed, Christian Melander. Small Molecule Suppression of Carbapenem Resistance in NDM-1 ProducingKlebsiella pneumoniae. ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2012; : 120209131248001 DOI: 10.1021/ml200290p
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