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Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance

Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease. University of Queensland-led research investigated the antibacterial properties of metal transport drug, PBT2. Professor Mark Walker from ...

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Experts join forces to fight antibiotic resistance

  Experts join forces to fight antibiotic resistance Australian and Chinese experts in antibiotic resistance meet to focus their attention on one of the biggest threats to global health. University of Queensland antibiotic resistance researcher Professor Jason Roberts will deliver ...

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Bacterial signaling systems

Bacteria respond to their environments – to ensure their own survival and proliferation – using two-component systems (TCSs). These systems consist of a bacterial receptor and a response regulator that changes bacterial behavior by modifying gene expression. Most bacterial receptors ...

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Antibiotics

Antibiotics Antibiotics are medications used to treat, and in some cases prevent, bacterial infections. They can be used to treat relatively mild conditions such as acne as well as potentially life-threatening conditions such as pneumonia (a type of lung infection). ...

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