Tag: sugar-based drug

Innovation, Research

Common bacteria modified to make designer sugar-based drug

March 2, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Envisioning an animal-free drug supply, scientists have — for the first time — reprogrammed a common bacterium to make a designer polysaccharide molecule used in pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Published today in Nature Communications, the researchers modified E. coli to produce […]