antimicrobial compounds

Using Robots, Scientists Assemble Promising Antimicrobial Compounds

Using Robots, Scientists Assemble Promising Antimicrobial Compounds

[Photo: Jessica Su, a UC Berkeley student who worked at the Molecular Foundry with Ron Zuckermann, next to Overture, a robot that assembles dozens of custom peptoids at a time.] There’s an urgent demand for new antimicrobial compounds that are effective against constantly emerging drug-resistant bacteria. Two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines, named Symphony X and Overture, […]