Research Alliance Proposes Strategies for Developing Antibiotics

New antibiotics are needed to head off a health crisis due to antimicrobial resistance. However, investment in research into new antibiotics is much lower than what is need. The International Research Alliance for Antibiotic Discovery & Development (IRAAD) has published a white paper on strategies to strengthen antimicrobial research. The publication, including research on the natural produce corallopyronin A from the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, funded by the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), was published in the journal Nature Reviews Chemistry (DOI: 10.1038/s41570-021-00313-1).

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Summary of major steps and processes in antibacterial drug discovery and development.