Cryo-EM targets antibiotic resistance

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In a breakthrough for more effective drug design, researchers from the University of Groningen have used single particle cryo-electron microscopy to reveal a novel ribosome mechanism that increases bacterial resistance.

Period1-Dec-2017

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  • TitleCryo-EM targets antibiotics resistance
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMicroscopy & Analysis, Issue 33, pp. 9, November/December 2017
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date01/12/2017
    DescriptionIn a breakthrough for more effective drug design, researchers from the University of Groningen have used single particle cryo-electron microscopy to reveal a novel ribosome mechanism that increases bacterial resistance.
    Producer/AuthorMicroscopy & Analysis
    PersonsLinda Franken, Gerrit Oostergetel, Tjaard Pijning, Pranav Puri, Valentina Ivanovna Arkhipova, Egbert Boekema, Berend Poolman, Albert Guskov

Keywords

  • Cryo-Electron microscopy
  • ribosomes
  • antibiotic resistance
  • single particle analysis