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Scientists validate novel antibiotic in mice
2/26/2020

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology used machine learning to identify a structurally distinct antibiotic molecule called halicin that killed Clostridium difficile bacteria when tested in mice. The molecule was listed in a database as a potential treatment for diabetes, and the researchers reported in Cell that they identified eight additional antimicrobial compounds whose structures are significantly different from known antibiotics.

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