Is bacterial fatty acid synthesis a valid target for antibacterial drug discovery?

Abstract

The emergence of resistance against most current drugs emphasizes the need to develop new approaches to control bacterial pathogens, particularly Staphylococcus aureus. Bacterial fatty acid synthesis is one such target that is being actively pursued by several research groups to develop anti-Staphylococcal agents. Recently, the wisdom of this approach has… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2011.07.029

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