Fighting antibiotic resistance—how bacteria knit their ‘sugar armour’ at the single-molecule level

In a new paper published in Nature Chemistry, Dr. Lingbing Kong in Oxford University’s Department of Chemistry takes an in-depth look at capsular polysaccharides, or ‘sugar armour’ – the outermost layer of bacteria that provides a key defensive shield for pathogens (including against antibiotics).

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Fighting antibiotic resistance—how bacteria knit their ‘sugar armour’ at the single-molecule level


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