According to a multi-agency analysis, a decline in antimicrobial consumption in Europe has been associated with a drop in overall antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Findings come from a report looking at the usage of antimicrobial agents and the occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals, such as

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Researchers have developed a database to make it easier to identify target proteins that can help fight infectious diseases.

Scientists from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Centre of Genomic Regulation said it will also accelerate development of new antimicrobial agents.

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