Antimicrobials: Disruption of quorum sensing meets resistance

  title={Antimicrobials: Disruption of quorum sensing meets resistance},
  author={Andrew Jermy},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
target mechanisms associated with virulence rather than cell growth has been suggested as a strategy to reduce the selective pressure that leads to antibiotic resistance in bacteria. However, Maeda et al. now show that such approaches do not necessarily prevent the development of bacterial resistance. The seaweed Delisea pulchra prevents the formation of… CONTINUE READING