Antibiotic’s killer strategy revealed (PNAS)

By Tien Nguyen, Department of Chemistry Using a special profiling technique, scientists at Princeton have determined the mechanism of action of a potent antibiotic, known as tropodithietic acid (TDA), leading them to uncover its hidden ability as a potential anticancer agent. TDA is produced by marine bacteria belonging to the roseobacter family, which exist in … Continue reading Antibiotic’s killer strategy revealed (PNAS)