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Posted on 11.18.23
New Amphotericin B derivative sponges up fungal sterols
Fungal infections are on the rise, and they have the potential to have an impact similar in scale to COVID-19 due to mounting antimicrobial resistance mechanisms.A new antifungal was discovered with the power to extract sterols from funga...
Posted on 10.06.23
Tiny dots help light the way to disease detection
On October 4, 2023, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that ‘the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots’ took home the Nobel prize in chemistry and was awarded to: Moungi Bawendi (MIT) Louis Brus (Columbia University) , an...
Posted on 08.29.23
Popular ReadyMade™ antimicrobial solutions make media prep a breeze
If you are working in a lab setting or supporting teams that use antimicrobials for research, we are excited to announce the addition of more ReadyMade™ antimicrobial solutions to our portfolio. ReadyMade solutions are designed to make...
Posted on 07.28.23
Antibiotic purity versus potency: What's the difference?
We often get asked what is the difference between purity and potency for antibiotic compounds.Purity is a measure of how chemically pure the antibiotic is. This measurement is needed to ensure it is not contaminated during the manufactu...
Posted on 06.26.23
A day for the microbes: World Microbiome Day
World Microbiome Day is celebrated on June 27/23. The microbiome is a community of microorganisms (fungi, bacteria, and viruses etc. ) that exist in a particular environment.The bacteria in our body are essential for life. We depend on...