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Molecular drill bits attack tuberculosis

Dr. Monique van Hoek is quoted in an article about peptides designed to break through bacteria walls.

“In the ongoing battle against emerging antibiotic resistant bacteria, antimicrobial peptides represent a potentially powerful new class of antibiotics,” says Monique van Hoek, who works on AMPs at George Mason University in the US.

Read the full article: https://www.chemistryworld.com/research/molecular-drill-bits-attack-tuberculosis/7187.article

Original embargoed version: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2014/march/fighting-antibiotic-resistance-with-molecular-drill-bits.html

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