King's College London develops rapid method for new antibiotics

Innovation News Network June 11, 2024, 09:00 AM UTC

Summary: King's College London experts have developed a rapid method to create cyclic peptides for new antibiotics against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The innovative process significantly speeds up antibiotic development, taking minutes instead of hours or days. This breakthrough aims to inspire renewed efforts in antibiotic development to combat the global rise in AMR. The method has shown promise in creating antimicrobial molecules, potentially leading to new antibiotics.

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