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Antibiotic resistance

To the rescue of old drugs

A naturally occurring fungal compound has been found to restore the susceptibility of bacteria to a class of antibiotic that is currently considered to be our last defence against serious infections. See Article p.503

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Meziane-Cherif, D., Courvalin, P. To the rescue of old drugs. Nature 510, 477–478 (2014).

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