Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance

Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance

thomas.johnson
Wed, 03/25/2020 – 10:22

Whether it is a drug-resistant strain of bacteria, or cancer cells that no longer react to the drugs intended to kill them, diverse mutations make cells resistant to chemicals, and ‘second generation’ approaches are needed. Now, a team of engineers may have a way to predict which mutations will occur in people, creating an easier path to create effective pharmaceuticals.

Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

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