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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.
Study provides clues to how cancer cells develop resistance to chemotherapies

Study provides clues to how cancer cells develop resistance to chemotherapies

Coating medical devices with essential oils to prevent bacterial infections

Coating medical devices with essential oils to prevent bacterial infections

Drug-resistant staph infections found to be deadly, but less costly

Drug-resistant staph infections found to be deadly, but less costly

Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Industry

Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Industry

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could help clear antibiotic contamination

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could help clear antibiotic contamination

Contact precautions do not limit spread of drug-resistant bacteria in ICUs

Contact precautions do not limit spread of drug-resistant bacteria in ICUs

Germs that are near impossible to kill are on the rise warns CDC

Germs that are near impossible to kill are on the rise warns CDC

Women of childbearing age with rheumatic heart disease face double danger

Women of childbearing age with rheumatic heart disease face double danger

Bacteria in humans and animals continue to show high levels of antimicrobial resistance

Bacteria in humans and animals continue to show high levels of antimicrobial resistance

Stanford researchers explore how enzyme changes and becomes antibiotic-resistant

Stanford researchers explore how enzyme changes and becomes antibiotic-resistant

A new antibiotic Malacidin from soil kills resistant bacteria

A new antibiotic Malacidin from soil kills resistant bacteria

Detailed phenotypic information on resistance genes can guide future drug development

Detailed phenotypic information on resistance genes can guide future drug development

WHO's new surveillance data reveals widespread occurrence of antibiotic resistance

WHO's new surveillance data reveals widespread occurrence of antibiotic resistance

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

MIT researchers discover new way to make bacteria vulnerable to existing antibiotics

MIT researchers discover new way to make bacteria vulnerable to existing antibiotics

Scarlet fever rates in England hit highest level in 50 years

Scarlet fever rates in England hit highest level in 50 years

Uncovering Bacterial Cell Wall Secrets To Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Uncovering Bacterial Cell Wall Secrets To Combat Antibiotic Resistance

CSIC researchers make breakthrough in battle against superbugs

CSIC researchers make breakthrough in battle against superbugs

Research provides insight into how two stands of double helix separate during replication

Research provides insight into how two stands of double helix separate during replication

Understanding root cause of 'trench foot' opens way for new treatments

Understanding root cause of 'trench foot' opens way for new treatments