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Homed to the hideout

Some Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are thought to survive standard antibiotic treatment by 'hiding' in host cells. But an antibody–antibiotic conjugate has been developed that targets these bacteria in mouse models. See Article p.323

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Figure 1: Targeted intracellular antibiotic release.

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Hardt, WD. Homed to the hideout. Nature 527, 309–310 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15647

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