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Broad bean and cowpea peptides may have role in war on antibiotic resistance

Scientists have isolated peptides (strings of amino acids) with antibiotic effects on bacteria that spoil food and cause food poisoning, after turning to the plant kingdom for help in boosting our arsenal in the ongoing war against antibiotic resistance. The scientists found two small peptides from widely cultivated crop species (one from broad beans and one from cowpea) that were...
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UK-China antimicrobial resistance initiative: Workshop and funding call

The Medical Research Council (MRC), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are excited to announce that they will shortly be launching a call for research proposals focusing on antibacterial resistance. The UK contribution to this call will be...
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