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Antibiotic resistance

Yonath and resistant ribosome
03.08.2017

Understanding how the bacteria gets around a common drug may help develop new ones to combat a growing threat

(l-r) Prof. Rotem Sorek, Maya Shamir and Daniel Dar
14.04.2016

A Weizmann team find new RNA switches for antibiotic resistance

built by bacteria
07.03.2016

The biomineral structures built by biofilm-forming bacteria may abet antibiotic resistance

Bacterial Booby Traps Revealed
02.07.2013

Toxin-antitoxin gene pairs make a quick suicide mechanism for bacteria facing viral invasion

(l-r) Osnat Tirosh, Nir Fluman and Prof. Eitan Bibi
29.11.2012

Scientists reveal one of bacteria’s secret weapons against 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...

Dr. Rotem Sorek. Reading between the lines
01.05.2009
Dr. Rotem Sorek wants to turn microbial secrets to human advantage
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Prof. Osnat Herzberg
01.05.2008
An Institute alumna returns on sabbatical
 
Electron microscope images of a yeast (Candida albicans) (top) and bacterial (Staphylococcus aureus) (bottom) cell, before (l) and after (r) treatment with synthetic lipopeptides, which damage their cell membranes
01.05.2007

Combining natural protein fragments could help defeat antibiotic resistant pathogens

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