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Penicillin (sometimes abbreviated PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics derived from ''Penicillium'' fungi. Penicillin antibiotics are historically significant because they are the first drugs that were effective against many previously serious diseases such as syphilis and Staphylococcus infections.
New models can optimize wastewater disinfection process, prevent spread of antibiotic resistance

New models can optimize wastewater disinfection process, prevent spread of antibiotic resistance

Hidden genes in bacteriophages may be key to the development of new antibiotics

Hidden genes in bacteriophages may be key to the development of new antibiotics

In-depth review of plant natural products paves way for drug discovery

In-depth review of plant natural products paves way for drug discovery

Study sheds new light on penicillin allergy

Study sheds new light on penicillin allergy

Researchers sequence the genome of original penicillin strain

Researchers sequence the genome of original penicillin strain

Researchers describe new approach involving "antivitamins" to develop new antibiotics

Researchers describe new approach involving "antivitamins" to develop new antibiotics

Researchers use genome editing to facilitate drug discovery based on natural fungus

Researchers use genome editing to facilitate drug discovery based on natural fungus

Gym equipment found to contain high levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Gym equipment found to contain high levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Study shows genetic mutations allow MRSA to develop antibiotic resistance

Study shows genetic mutations allow MRSA to develop antibiotic resistance

New framework for understanding and combating antibiotic resistance

New framework for understanding and combating antibiotic resistance

Syphilis bacterium likely uses a single gene to escape the immune system

Syphilis bacterium likely uses a single gene to escape the immune system