A better way to picture atoms?
Solved! Mechanism For How β-lactams Kill Bacteria
It was previously known that β-lactam antibiotics work by preventing cell wall growth, but exactly how they kill has remained a mystery until now. “Concentrating on the superbug MRSA, our research revealed that the antibiotics lead to the formation of small holes that span the cell wall that gradually enlarge as part of growth-associated processes, eventually killing the bacteria. We also identified some of the enzymes that are involved in making the holes. Read more...
A "toxic harpoon" used by bacteria may reveal new possibilities for creating antibiotics.
A study of one of the weapons that bacteria use to defeat rivals has revealed a new approach for potential antibiotics.
50 yr old video of 'White Blood Cell Chasing Bacteria' (PHAGOCYTOSIS) from Reddit.
How the coronavirus infects cells
Great article in Nature [free access] recently. How the coronavirus infects cells — and why Delta is so dangerous Scientists are unpicking the life cycle of SARS-CoV-2 and how the virus uses tricks to evade detection. CLICK HERE