1. Mitomycin C Applications in Life Sciences

    Mitomycin C Applications in Life Sciences
    Mitomycin C (C15H18N4O5) is a chemical product derived from Streptomyces caespitosus, an actinobacteria species. It appears as a blue-violet crystal or powder at room temperature. The product is soluble in water and rapidly degrades in acidic preparations. Healthcare researchers and scientists have studied and applied mitomycin C in cancer treatment for its antitumor properties. Mitomycin has become a popular chemotherapeutic...
  2. What Can Be Done to Fight Antibiotic Resistance?

    What Can Be Done to Fight Antibiotic Resistance?
    What Can Be Done to Fight Antibiotic Resistance? When Sir Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin in 1928, the world thought the fight against bacterial infections was finally over. Once fatal diseases, including tuberculosis, were finally curable. But over 90 years on, new, virulent strains of bacteria have developed a resistance to some of the world's most common antibiotics. The...

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