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'Poisoned arrow' defeats antibiotic-resistant bacteria: A dual-mechanism antibiotic kills Gram-negative bacteria and avoids drug resistance

Poison is lethal all on its own -- as are arrows -- and together, they can take down the strongest opponents. A team of Princeton researchers have found an antibiotic that simultaneously punctures bacterial walls and destroys folate within their cells -- killing like a poisoned arrow -- while proving immune to antibiotic resistance.

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