Using gallium as an antibiotic

Scientists have been using gallium to poison bacteria...
26 November 2018
Presented by Adam Murphy


Intestinal (gut) microbes (bacteria)


Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats facing mankind today. A new group in the University of Washington in Seattle, have been working to fight this threat. In a new study, they’ve been looking to poison bacteria using the heavy metal gallium, to improve the lives of those with cystic fibrosis. Adam Murphy spoke to two authors of the study. First, Christopher Goss and then colleague, Pradeep Singh…


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