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Endolysins are hydrolytic enzymes produced by bacteriophages to break down the cell wall. They have been proposed as possible antibiotics...
A promising new member of the tetracycline class of antibiotics: eravacycline. Structurally similar to tigecycline...
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness that does not currently have treatment options. Nucleoside analogs...
Once a new, naturally-occuring antimicrobial is found, it needs to be easy to produce in order for it to be medically useful...
Myriocin is known to inhibit sphingolipid synthesis, and was originally investigated for use in cancer...
Before an active ingredient can be isolated and studied, it's not uncommon to test the bioactivity of a naturally-isolated...
Many antimicrobial peptides (AMP's) target the structural integrity of the cell membrane. The differences between human cell membrane and...
Chitin is an important component in cell walls in fungi; a chitin-binding protein can disrupt...
The mangosteen fruit has been used for medicinal purposes in parts of Southeast Asia...
TOKU-E Company has recently expanded its presence in Asia and has built a new facility in Singapore. The Singapore...
Microorganisms can lend their antimicrobial activity to another organism in a symbiotic relationship...
A biofilm is a population of microorganisms suspended and organized within a self-produced matrix that is primarily made of...