AMERICAN RESEARCHERS DEVELOP ANTIMICROBIALS FROM MUD

BY MARK ROWE

AMERICAN scientists are developing a new generation of low-cost antimicrobial cleaning products, based on clay or mud, which can combat MRSA and other infections. Unlike conventional antibiotics, which are often administered by injection or pills, the clay-based antimicrobials can be used as rub-on creams or ointments, according to researchers at Arizona State University in findings presented to the American Chemical Society.
In the study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NOTE - INSTITUTES IS PLURAL), the researchers ...


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