The Downside of Antibiotics?

in 2013, College of Engineering, James Collins, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, The Scientist
July 3rd, 2013

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James Collins, College of Engineering

In addition to the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bugs, there may be another reason doctors should refrain from freely prescribing antibiotics…

Expert quote:

“We found that at clinical levels each of the antibiotics generated ROS and we showed that they do this in part by disrupting mitochondrial function.”

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