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Penicillin (sometimes abbreviated PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics derived from ''Penicillium'' fungi. Penicillin antibiotics are historically significant because they are the first drugs that were effective against many previously serious diseases such as syphilis and Staphylococcus infections.
Researchers use electricity to design tool that may help create pharmaceutical compounds

Researchers use electricity to design tool that may help create pharmaceutical compounds

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the US

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the US

In silico screening of natural ACE2 inhibitors

In silico screening of natural ACE2 inhibitors

Study explores the impact of COVID-19 on pancreatic cells

Study explores the impact of COVID-19 on pancreatic cells

Study explores the decline in viral load and immune response in COVID-19 patients

Study explores the decline in viral load and immune response in COVID-19 patients

Antibiotic treatment after birth affects a newborn's gut microbiome

Antibiotic treatment after birth affects a newborn's gut microbiome

Study examines lyophilized mRNA-lipid nanoparticle vaccines with long-term stability

Study examines lyophilized mRNA-lipid nanoparticle vaccines with long-term stability

SARS-CoV-2 ORF6 inhibits mRNA export to favour viral translation and suppress innate signalling

SARS-CoV-2 ORF6 inhibits mRNA export to favour viral translation and suppress innate signalling

Antiviral potential of N-acylethanolamine acid amide hydrolase against SARS-CoV-2 and Zika virus

Antiviral potential of N-acylethanolamine acid amide hydrolase against SARS-CoV-2 and Zika virus

SARS-CoV-2 in the exhaled breath of COVID-19 patients might be mainly transmitted via respiratory droplets

SARS-CoV-2 in the exhaled breath of COVID-19 patients might be mainly transmitted via respiratory droplets

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions associated with increase in at-home drinking

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions associated with increase in at-home drinking

Antimicrobial resistance causes more deaths than HIV and malaria

Antimicrobial resistance causes more deaths than HIV and malaria

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Machine learning model identifies new risk genes for motor neurone disease

Machine learning model identifies new risk genes for motor neurone disease

Research could advance the understanding of links between heart disease and dementia

Research could advance the understanding of links between heart disease and dementia

MRSA superbugs emerged on hedgehogs around 200 years ago

MRSA superbugs emerged on hedgehogs around 200 years ago

New compound could combat multidrug-resistant pathogens in healthcare settings

New compound could combat multidrug-resistant pathogens in healthcare settings

Drug-resistant bacteria are quickly outpacing new antibiotic development

Drug-resistant bacteria are quickly outpacing new antibiotic development

How does penicillin work?

How does penicillin work?

Impact of ultraviolet disinfection on nosocomial transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and other infectious diseases

Impact of ultraviolet disinfection on nosocomial transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and other infectious diseases