Category Archives: Clostridium difficile

The molecular docking site of the intestinal pathogen C. difficile has been identified.


Clostridium difficile is a dangerous intestinal bacterium that can cause severe diarrhoea and life-threatening intestinal infections after long-term treatment with antibiotics. Bacteria such as this are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics which is why new types of therapy that aren’t based primarily on bacteria are necessary.  Now, researchers at the University of Freiburg have identified the molecular docking site that

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