Princeton team develops ‘poisoned arrow’ to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A team of Princeton researchers led by Professor Zemer Gitai has found an antibiotic that can simultaneously puncture bacterial walls and destroy folate within their cells — taking out even monstrous bacteria with the effectiveness of a poisoned arrow — while proving immune to antibiotic resistance. Related from The Science Times: Princeton Researchers Discover ‘Poison Arrow’ Antibiotic That Resists Immunity