Issue Date: April 23, 2012
Common Antibiotic Mechanism Shown
Guanine oxidation is at the heart of the cell-killing abilities of many common antibiotics, biologists at MIT and Boston University report (Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.1219192). The findings, if confirmed, could improve scientists’ understanding of the way existing antibiotics actually work.
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