Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Potent antimicrobial found that shows promise in fighting staph infections

Newswise imageAfter screening thousands of small molecules, the research team discovered a potent new antimicrobial they are calling MAC-545496 that is active against MRSA. Unlike conventional antibiotics, this new antimicrobial neither kills the staph infection nor halts its growth on its own, so the potential for antimicrobial resistance may be considerably lessened.