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Discovering where tetracyclines go in human cells

22:10 EDT 29 Oct 2018 | News Analytic

We know that antibiotics treat bacterial infections. We also know why they work. Tetracycline antibiotics, for example, stop bacteria from making protein. Like a boot on a wheel, the drugs bind to the bacterial cell's ribosome-where protein is made-and prevent it from working. Without protein, th...

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