Animals living in polluted environments are potential source of antimicrobials against infectious agents.

@article{Lee2012AnimalsLI,
  title={Animals living in polluted environments are potential source of antimicrobials against infectious agents.},
  author={Simon Lee and Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan},
  journal={Pathogens and global health},
  year={2012},
  volume={106 4},
  pages={218-23}
}
The antimicrobials crisis is a ticking time bomb which could lead to millions of people dying from untreatable infections. With the worsening trends of antimicrobial resistance, we are heading towards a pre-antibiotic era. Thus, there is a need for newer and more powerful antibiotic agents. The search for new antibiotic compounds originating from natural resources is a promising research area. Animals living in germ-infested environments are a potent source of antimicrobials. Under polluted… CONTINUE READING
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