New antibiotic packs a punch against bacterial resistance

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170529160432.htm

Scientists have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come. The researchers discovered a way to structurally modify vancomycin to make an already-powerful version of the antibiotic even more potent.

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