Engineered viruses could fight drug resistance

Grantee News
October 8, 2019

Biological engineers can program bacteriophages to kill different strains of E. coli by making mutations in the protein that the viruses use to bind to host cells. These engineered phages are less likely to provoke resistance in bacteria, and could help to overcome antibiotic resistance. Read more from MIT News.

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Infectious Diseases
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Synthetic Biology