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Old approach yields new antibiotic

Antibiotic discovery has been stalled for well over a decade. The discovery of a new antibiotic with an unexpected mechanism of action could reinvigorate this lagging field (pages 1082–1087).

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Figure 1: Bacterial protein degradation by the ClpXP protease.

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Blanchard, J. Old approach yields new antibiotic. Nat Med 11, 1045–1046 (2005).

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