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110028: Anti-Biofilm Compound 1 (ABC-1) and Associated Derivative Molecules

Bacteria commonly attach to living and nonliving surfaces in the form of biofilms. In this morphology, the bacteria synthesize a matrix of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) that provide the biofilm with protection and structural support. The EPS also gives the biofilm resistance to antibiotics and immune system clearance, making biofilm...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Waters, Karthik Sambanthamoorthy, Matthew Neiditch, Martin Semmelhack
Keywords(s): Biofilm, Film, Pathogen Category(s): Biotechnology