High throughput method to produce and screen engineered antimicrobial lanthipeptides

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 09:00 in Biology & Nature

Nature has provided us with lots of antimicrobials. However, given the rapid increase of antimicrobial resistance, there is a need for the development of new-to-nature antibiotics. Lantibiotics are an interesting option. Molecular biologists have now developed a pipeline to create and screen large numbers of new lantibiotic peptides.

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