18:00 , Sep 28, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Coppering out

Two groups have uncovered distinct mechanisms by which bacteria escape copper toxicity, opening multiple avenues for targeting resistant pathogens. Bacteria use copper to grow, but at high concentrations the metal becomes toxic. To maintain virulence, pathogens...
07:00 , Jul 12, 2012 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Infectious disease

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Infectious disease Gram-negative bacterial infection Pesticin receptor protein (FyuA) In vitro studies identified a modified variant of pesticin...