Bunch and Anthony
University of Kent
|Vancomycin is often described as the
antibiotic of last resort. For July's molecule of the
Month, we describe how vancomycin works as an antibiotic,
and how bacteria resistant to other antibiotics can be
killed using vancomycin. Finally, two major concerns are
brought up: the development of vancomycin resistance and
the difficulties of producing vancomycin on an industrial
There are two versions of this page.
Back to Molecule of the Month page.