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May 24, 2021Can antibiotics treat human diseases in addition to bacterial infections?
UIC researchers prove that drugs designed for bacteria have potential to act on human cells
January 19, 2021Unlocking ‘the shape of water’ in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
New images first to show water molecule present in drug-resistant bacteria models
April 6, 2018A new class of antibiotics to combat drug resistance
Newly discovered antibiotic binds to ribosome, disrupts protein synthesis
July 29, 2015Researchers design first artificial ribosome
Discovery could enable production of new drugs
October 24, 2012Antibiotics That Only Partly Block Protein Machinery Allow Germs To Poison Themselves
Powerful antibiotics that scientists and physicians thought stop the growth of harmful bacteria by completely blocking their ability to make proteins actually allow the germs to continue producing certain proteins — which may help do them in.