Mike the Mad Biologist

Platensimycin: a New Antibiotic

Joseph beat me to it: there’s a Nature article about platensimycin, an antibiotic that inhibits lipid biosynthesis in Gram positive bacteria. While it’s not in human trials yet, it’s always good to have another antibiotic that’s effective against MRSA and VRE. Now, if it only worked against Acinetobacter