Fighting Super Bugs: Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance - UCTV - University of California Television
Fighting Super Bugs: Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance
Premiere Date: 12/31/2012; 67 minutes


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Paul Jackson, Division Leader of the Biosciences and Biotechnology Division at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, presents a brief history of antibiotic use and discusses the medical and public policy factors that are, in part, responsible for increased antibiotic resistance in pathogenic microbes. He and biology teacher Frankie Tate then introduce a new generation of antimicrobial compounds that are derived from the bacteria's own genes that may be clinically useful to treat infections caused by antibiotic resistant pathogens. (#24518)

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