Structural biology of bacterial lipid II-glycopeptide antibiotic interactions [ 2012 - 2014 ]

Also known as: Understanding how antibiotics work in order to design better ones

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Researchers: Prof Matthew Cooper (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Alan Mark

Brief description Drug resistant bacteria are threatening our ability to successfully treat serious life-endangering infections, with many common antibiotics no longer effective. We will study in atomic detail how one class of antibiotics interacts with bacteria in order to design new members of this group that can overcome resistance.

Funding Amount $AUD 605,190.35

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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