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SMART researchers develop customised targeting of bacteria using lysins – EurekAlert

Researchers from SMART have developed a method to produce engineered lysins that can be used to selectively kill bacteria of interest while leaving others unharmed….



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IMAGE: SMART AMR researchers Boon Chong Goh (left) and Linh Chi Dam (right) evaluate the bacterial cells after treatment with lysins
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Credit: Wei Lin Lee, SMART AMR

  • New method to customise lysins to specifically target unwanted bacteria while leaving others unharmed
  • Lysins are enzymes that help break open the bacteria cells while treating infections, and have demonstrated potential as a novel class of antimicrobials
  • Discovery can help pharmaceutical industries as well as skincare and…

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