Microweb illustration

Microweb illustration

Nature inspired this synthetic microweb that nabs bacteria and allows antibiotics to more effectively kill them. White blood cells shoot so-called NETs like Spiderman at bacteria. NETs contain hundreds of ingredients, the main one being DNA, but researchers engineered their microweb with just DNA and one other ingredient. Credit: Georgia Tech / Ella Maru Studio (work for hire)

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antibiotic resistance, bacteria, E. Coli, biomimetic materials, dna, nanofiber networks, neutrophil, extracellular traps
  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
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  • Created On: Feb 11, 2019 - 11:55am
  • Last Updated: Feb 11, 2019 - 12:02pm