Over 1.2 million people lost their lives to antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection in 2019.
UK scientists praise a “game-changing”A new study published Tuesday on antibiotics could help save many millions from superbugs that are drug resistant.
A team of scientists from Lincoln worked together to develop new versions of the molecule Teixobactin. They were able to kill bacteria while not causing damage to the cells of the animals it was being tested.
The researchers were able to eradicate MRSA from mice using a mouse study. This superbug was previously resistant to antibiotics.
“Our ultimate goal, to create a range of effective drugs using our modular synthetic teixobactin platforms that are viable and can be used to protect people from superbugs in order to save their lives,”Research was conducted by Dr Ishwar Sin, said Singh.
Teixobactin is a previously recognized as a “superfood”. “game-changing”Following a 2015 study, antibiotics were discovered. However, the latest research has proven to be more effective. “synthetic”The scientists explained that there are classes of drug to allow for more global distribution.
Public Health England warned that antibiotic resistance was a problem in 2017. “one of the most dangerous global crises facing the modern world today,”Scientists fear that antibiotics will eventually be unable to treat severe infections.
The Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance report published by The Lancet in January found that over 1.2 million people had died in 2019 from drug-resistant infection. An additional 4.95million deaths were also indirectly linked to antimicrobial resistant infections in the analysis of 204 nations and territories.
A UK government review of antimicrobial resistant (AMR) has found that an additional 10 million Americans will be dying each year due to drug-resistant diseases by 2050.
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