WASP VENOM COULD LEAD TO NEW ANTIBIOTIC DRUGS

WASP VENOM COULD LEAD TO NEW ANTIBIOTIC DRUGS

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a major threat without novel treatments. Thankfully, relief may come from a winged insect few would welcome into their lives. Insect venom is a complicated compound made up of many different proteins, peptides, and enzymes. Some of these compounds are quite useful for killing bacteria. Unfortunately many are also toxic to humans […]