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New Model Of Staph Drug Resistance Implicates Unlikely Protein; Findings May Lead To New Drugs That Overcome Resistance

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August 22, 2001
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Researchers at The Rockefeller University have established a new model to explain how the infectious "staph" bacterium evades several widely used antibiotics. They show that a protein previously thought to play no role in drug resistance in Staphylococcus aureus is, in fact, essential.

Researchers at The Rockefeller University have established a new model to explain how the infectious "staph" bacterium evades several widely used antibiotics. They show that a protein previously thought to play no role in drug resistance in Staphylococcus aureus is, in fact, essential.


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Rockefeller University. (2001, August 22). New Model Of Staph Drug Resistance Implicates Unlikely Protein; Findings May Lead To New Drugs That Overcome Resistance. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010822081224.htm
Rockefeller University. "New Model Of Staph Drug Resistance Implicates Unlikely Protein; Findings May Lead To New Drugs That Overcome Resistance." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010822081224.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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