Posted Dec. 6, 2016 at 9:35 a.m.

Premium Lock NCSU researchers tweak enzyme 'assembly line' to improve antibiotics

Published: 2016-12-06 09:35:33
Updated: 2016-12-06 09:35:33

Enzyme assembly line Robotic workstations of an enzyme assembly line selecting building blocks to synthesize antibiotic scaffolds. Image Credit: Gavin Williams

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a way to make pinpoint changes to an enzyme-driven "assembly line" that will enable scientists to improve or change the properties of existing antibiotics as well as create designer compounds....

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