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Discovery & Development Technology and Equipment, Analytical Science

All Eyes on Antibiotics?

As scientists and medicine makers, we all know how crucial antibiotics are; indeed, sulfonamides and beta-lactam antibiotics have saved countless lives since their discovery in the 1930s. However, economic and regulatory challenges have led to disengagement from antibiotic research; though countless numbers of generic antibiotics are being manufactured globally, the number of large multinational pharmaceutical companies actively engaged in antibiotic research has fallen from 18 in 1990 to just four in 2011 – AstraZeneca, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi-Aventis.

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Harparkash Kaur

Harparkash always dreamt of being a chemist and started her scientific journey by synthesizing compounds to trap free radicals. Her first water-soluble spin trap was designed to trap the fastest radical known – the hydroxyl radical. This spin trap failed that task but has been found to have other applications, and is now sold by Sigma chemicals.

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