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FIU scientists discover new arsenic-based broad-spectrum antibiotic
April 16, 2019
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health threats of our time. There is a pressing need for new and novel antibiotics to combat the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Researchers at Florida International University's (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine are part of an international team that has discovered a new broad-spectrum antibiotic that contains arsenic. The study is published in Nature's Communication Biology. Full Story
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