Researchers from the University of East Anglia have found some methods in the future will be the basis for the fight against drug-resistant bacteria. Scientists conducted an analysis of gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli. This type of bacteria in the process of evolution develop a degree of protection from antibiotics and antiseptics. Escherichia possess dense lipid wall, which will act as a barrier between the internals of bacterial cells and life-threatening factors (antibiotics and cells of the immune system).
Scientists have figured out how bacteria transport to the surface lipopolysaccharides own cells, forming a protective barrier. The knowledge of this mechanism will help in the development of antibacterial drugs of new generation. A new group of antibiotics will have a devastating effect not only on the cell, but rather on its protective barrier. When this cell is "naked", it disappears base resistance, causing it to die, and the risk of formation of resistant forms is reduced to a minimum level.