To eliminate a multitude of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, (IIT-R) have discovered a novel compound. In a study published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, the IIT-R researchers screened a library of 11,000 compounds against Gram-negative bacteria escherichia coli and discovered 30 novel antibacterial molecules. The research team, led by Ranjana Pathania, Associate Professor, the Department of Biotechnology, IIT-R, identified a molecule called IITR06144. "Antibiotics are considered the cornerstones of both basic and modern medicine and it's difficult to envisage a world without them. But injudicious over-the-counter (OTC) sale and excessive use of antibiotics in poultry, livestock and agriculture has given rise to the antibiotic resistance," the IIT-R said. With the rise of drug-resistant superbugs and lack of effective antibiotics against them, it has become imperative to search for novel antibacterial … [Read more...] about IIT-Roorkee discovers new antibacterial molecule
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