Molecular drill bits attack tuberculosis

https://www.chemistryworld.com/research/molecular-drill-bits-attack-tuberculosis/7187.article

Dr. Monique van Hoek is quoted in an article about peptides designed to break through bacteria walls.

“In the ongoing battle against emerging antibiotic resistant bacteria, antimicrobial peptides represent a potentially powerful new class of antibiotics,” says Monique van Hoek, who works on AMPs at George Mason University in the US.

Read the full article: https://www.chemistryworld.com/research/molecular-drill-bits-attack-tuberculosis/7187.article

Original embargoed version: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2014/march/fighting-antibiotic-resistance-with-molecular-drill-bits.html