Using neutrons to study how resistant bacteria evolve

The discovery of penicillin almost 90 years ago ushered in the age of modern antibiotics, but the growth of antibiotic resistance means bacterial infections like pneumonia and tuberculosis are becoming more difficult to treat.

Using neutrons to study how resistant bacteria evolve

The discovery of penicillin almost 90 years ago ushered in the age of modern antibiotics, but the growth of antibiotic resistance means bacterial infections like pneumonia and tuberculosis are ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Resisting the Resistance: Neutrons Search for Clues to Combat Bacterial Threats

Researchers from ORNL's Neutron Sciences Directorate are conducting a series of experiments to better understand how resistant bacteria use enzymes called beta-lactamases to break down the beta-lactam ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Newswise

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