Researchers discover a promising drug through "genome mining"

08/1/2010 | Google

Scientists from the Netherlands found a potential antibiotic by mining and activating certain dormant genes in the soil bug Streptomyces. The drug has shown promise against E.coli and other bacterial strains and might spur other "genome mining" to develop medicines against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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