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Antibiotics

Drs. Rotem Sorek and Adi Stern. Bacteria's Achilles heel
28.03.2011

Autoimmune disease in bacteria: The finding could lead to new kinds of antibiotics.

Prof. Ada Yonath
07.10.2009


The Weizmann Institute of Science congratulates Prof. Ada Yonath on receiving the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry and is...

Joining Forces
26.12.2006
The 'resistance movement' founded by bacteria to combat antibiotics may be losing ground. By combining key properties of two...
Scientists Uncover The Exact Mode Of Action Of Five Antibiotic Drugs
25.10.2001
Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and Germany's Max-Planck Society have discovered how five antibiotic drugs...
New 'Bacteria Bashers' Wipe Out Infection
01.12.1998
It used to be that antibiotics could be trusted to rid the body of a host of bacterial diseases. Today, however, emerging...
Therapeutic Effects of Garlic Clarified by Weizmann Institute Research
14.10.1997
REHOVOT, Israel - October 14, 1997 - Garlic is believed to work wonders, from fighting disease to keeping away vampires. Now two...
Dr. Silvio Pitlik
05.02.2017

The day after retiring from medicine, Pitlik showed up in the lab of Prof. Rotem, Sorek

drug cocktails
07.12.2016

A new model can predict drug interactions and side effects even between a large number of components

Prof. Ephraim Katzir d
12.09.2010
In the 1960s, Prof. Ephraim Katzir developed a method for binding enzymes to a variety of insoluble carriers. Enzymes speed up many...
Prof. Ada Yonath.
01.05.2002

Uncovering the exact modes of action of five different antibiotics may help the design of better drugs in the future

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