Structure of a lipopolysaccharide regulator reveals a road to new antibiotics

Structure of a lipopolysaccharide regulator reveals a road to new antibiotics

Nature, Published online: 12 August 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-02256-x

Bacteria with two membranes must regulate the production of a surface molecule known as lipopolysaccharide. The structure of an essential signal-transduction protein now reveals how lipopolysaccharide controls its own synthesis.
Source: Nature