A naturally inspired antibiotic to target multidrug-resistant pathogens

A naturally inspired antibiotic to target multidrug-resistant pathogens

Nature, Published online: 05 January 2022; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04264-x

The discovery and synthesis of a colistin congener provide a promising clinical lead against mcr-1-encoding colistin-resistant pathogens, which are responsible for an increasing number of deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Source: Nature