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Learning From Nature: New Antibiotics Found In Our Body

   by Andrii Buvailo    2305

To date, nature has been the best teacher for drug discovery scientists, especially for those who develop antimicrobial drugs. Lately, a new example proving this notion emerged in press - a recent publication in a prestigious research journal Nature describing a new powerful method of identifying yet unknown classes of antibiotics by learning from bacteria living in our body - microbiota.