Study: DNA "decoy" shows promise for MRSA

12/2/2007 | Yahoo! · Financial Times (free content)

British scientists found that short stretches of DNA from a bacterium added to an existing antibiotic act as a decoy and block resistance to antibiotics. Researchers said the breakthrough could help develop antibiotics to target methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and could allow drugmakers to patent existing antibiotics as new drugs when the decoy is added.

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