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Computer Simulations Reveal Roots of Drug Resistance

News   Dec 05, 2017 | Original Story from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

 
Computer Simulations Reveal Roots of Drug Resistance

Bacterial efflux pumps, such as the P. aeruginosa MexAB-OprM pump shown here, are one of the dominant molecular mechanisms available to Gram-negative pathogens for removing toxins, including antibiotics. Inactivation of the pump assembly and function would be a major step for reducing bacterial multidrug resistance. Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

 
 
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