Posts tagged bacteria
Canadian scientists discover new antibiotic

Canadian scientists say they have discovered the first new antibiotic in three decades, and that their research suggests it may potentially be effective at killing two worrisome superbugs: Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Neisseria gonorrhoea.

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Maxim raises Ritter Pharma price target to $5

Maxim Group raised its price target for Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) to $5 from $4 ahead of top-line data in the current quarter for a Phase 2b/3 study of RP-G28 for the treatment of lactose intolerance. The stock closed at $3.49 on Feb. 13.

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Spartan announces first applications for Cube

Closely-held Spartan Bioscience has launched the world’s smallest commercial molecular diagnostic device, the Spartan Cube, and announced its first assay applications.

They are Strep A, Apolipoprotein E, a genetic mutation that increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, and Legionella, a group of bacteria that can colonize water systems such as cooling towers and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

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