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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.
Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health

Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health

Newly discovered antibiotics kill bacteria differently

Newly discovered antibiotics kill bacteria differently

Researchers discover antibiotics with unique approach to attacking bacteria

Researchers discover antibiotics with unique approach to attacking bacteria

Combination of two antibiotics found to be no better than one for treating MRSA blood infections

Combination of two antibiotics found to be no better than one for treating MRSA blood infections

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

The challenge of new antibiotic discovery

The challenge of new antibiotic discovery

Chinese people buying antibiotics in pharmacies even without a prescription

Chinese people buying antibiotics in pharmacies even without a prescription

A controlled phage therapy to target drug-resistant pathogens

A controlled phage therapy to target drug-resistant pathogens

Patient care could be affected as health research faces a crisis

Patient care could be affected as health research faces a crisis

Scientists modify approved cancer drug to develop new antibiotic

Scientists modify approved cancer drug to develop new antibiotic

Modifying a cancer drug has created a new agent for multi-resistant infections

Modifying a cancer drug has created a new agent for multi-resistant infections

Americans are taking fish antibiotics to save money

Americans are taking fish antibiotics to save money

Perinatal maternal antibiotic exposure may impair lung development in premature infants

Perinatal maternal antibiotic exposure may impair lung development in premature infants

Antibiotics face an existential crisis

Antibiotics face an existential crisis

Study provides new insight into antibiotic synthesis

Study provides new insight into antibiotic synthesis

Three studies present new information on penicillin allergy

Three studies present new information on penicillin allergy

Scientists identify a novel method for treating chronic pain

Scientists identify a novel method for treating chronic pain

Good news, bad news: lower antibiotic use, more antibiotic resistance in UK

Good news, bad news: lower antibiotic use, more antibiotic resistance in UK

Mechanism for antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas explained in new research

Mechanism for antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas explained in new research

UGA researcher working to correct penicillin allergy misconception

UGA researcher working to correct penicillin allergy misconception