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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 identify an unexpected effect for already characterized active substances

Researchers identify an unexpected effect for already characterized active substances

Early life exposure to antibiotics could alter brain development

Early life exposure to antibiotics could alter brain development

Enzyme inhibitor boosts immune system to fight MRSA and other dangerous skin infections

Enzyme inhibitor boosts immune system to fight MRSA and other dangerous skin infections

Novel technique helps evaluate the effect of potential inhibitors on antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Novel technique helps evaluate the effect of potential inhibitors on antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Cysteine persulfide found to be a new culprit in antibacterial resistance

Cysteine persulfide found to be a new culprit in antibacterial resistance

New process could reinvigorate the search for natural product drugs to treat cancers, viral infections

New process could reinvigorate the search for natural product drugs to treat cancers, viral infections

Researchers develop chemical probe to fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers develop chemical probe to fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Stop blaming Tuskegee, critics say. It’s not an ‘excuse’ for current medical racism.

Stop blaming Tuskegee, critics say. It’s not an ‘excuse’ for current medical racism.

Synthesis of photocatalytic and antibacterial materials for removing medicines from wastewater

Synthesis of photocatalytic and antibacterial materials for removing medicines from wastewater

Pfizer’s newest vaccine plant has persistent mold issues, history of recalls

Pfizer’s newest vaccine plant has persistent mold issues, history of recalls

Diphtheria is evolving to become antibiotic-resistant and could lead to vaccine escape

Diphtheria is evolving to become antibiotic-resistant and could lead to vaccine escape

Scientists optimize wastewater disinfection process to minimize spread of antibiotic resistance

Scientists optimize wastewater disinfection process to minimize spread of antibiotic resistance

Researchers develop new weapon to fight against resistant bacteria

Researchers develop new weapon to fight against resistant bacteria

Study shows how bacteriophage lysis genes could be key to developing new antibiotics

Study shows how bacteriophage lysis genes could be key to developing new antibiotics

Comparing Google AI and human intelligence for the forecasting of COVID-19

Comparing Google AI and human intelligence for the forecasting of COVID-19

Antifungal agent Itraconazole inhibits SARS CoV-2 in vitro

Antifungal agent Itraconazole inhibits SARS CoV-2 in vitro

A detailed review of plant natural products to combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

A detailed review of plant natural products to combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Antibiotic use patterns and patient transfers in hospitals may drive the emergence of drug resistance

Antibiotic use patterns and patient transfers in hospitals may drive the emergence of drug resistance

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children