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3D images of enzymes may lead to improved antibiotics

Research advances understanding of how crucial proteins function
Wed, 2016-01-13 13:32

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Contact: Prof. Martin Schmeing
Organization: Dept. of Biochemistry - McGill University
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Organization: Media Relations - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

Syrup extract found to make antibiotics more effective against bacteria
Thu, 2015-04-16 10:04

A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.

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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Experts: New regulations for Legionnaires' disease

Tue, 2014-05-27 13:05

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Contact: Raphaël Larocque-Cyr
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
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How cranberries impact infection-causing bacteria

Research points to potential role for cranberry derivatives in implantable medical devices
Mon, 2013-07-15 12:32

Consuming cranberry products has been anecdotally associated with prevention of urinary tract infections (UTIs) for over 100 years. But is this popular belief a myth, or scientific fact? 

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201

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Contact: Prof. Nathalie Tufenkji
Organization: Department of Chemical Engineering
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