Prof Khan's new discovery will now leave physicians and scientists with a great sigh of relief, said the statement from the AMU.
"No molecules have yet been launched to control Metallo-betalactamases producing bacterial infections, these newly discovered molecules have shown good activity against the Superbug and its variants," said Prof Khan.
Meanwhile his study on the discovery has been published in the leading International journal, 'Scientific Report of Nature Publishing Group'. Prof Khan has also developed a Gene editing technology to control biofilm mediated infections and a report on this technology was published in internationally known, 'Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology'.
Prof Khan is recognized for his contribution in the area of antibiotic resistance and drug designing. He has also been conferred with the National Bioscience Award of Government of India in 2012.
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