Results of Experiments and Research

September 2014 - An Enzyme In Various Fungi Helps Combat Gram-Negative Bacteria

A group of hybrid strains of fungi shows that it has the enzyme that is an efficient inhibitor of several types of gram-negative bacteria called: metallo - β -lactamases, including New Delhi metallo-B-lactamase-1 (NDM-1). Several patients at research hospitals with severe infectious were not able to fight against an infection with antibiotics. They had very little hope of survival.