Targeting metals to fight Staphylococcus aureus

Researchers from CEA, CNRS, Aix-Marseille Université and INRA, in France have discovered a unique system of acquisition of essential metals in the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. It represents a new potential target for the design of antibiotics. These results are being published on Friday the 27th of May 2016.

Bibliography:

Ghssein, G., Brutesco, C., Ouerdane, L., Fojcik C., Izaute, A., Wang, S., Hajjar, C., Lobinski, R., Lemaire, D., Richaud, P., Voulhoux, R., Espaillat, A., Cava, F., Pignol, D., Borezée-Durant, E. & Arnoux, P. (2016) Biosynthesis of a broad-spectrum nicotianamine-like metallophore in Staphylococcus aureus. Science
10.1126/science.aaf1018


This site uses cookies and analysis tools to improve the usability of the site. More information. |