A team from The University of Manchester, led by Future BRH and SYNBIOCHEM scientist Professor Eriko Takano,  have engineered a common gut bacterium to produce a new class of antibiotics by using robotics. These antibiotics, known as class II polyketides, are also naturally produced by soil bacteria and have antimicrobial properties which are vital in the modern pharmaceutical industry to combat infectious diseases and cancer. Read more about it here.

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