Pathogen Images

MRSA DHFR lig

MRSA_DHFR_lig1

The background of this photo shows the bacteria, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In the foreground is a model of the structure of a drug target, dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) from MRSA, and a member of a series of potent antifolates that inhibit DHFR. The Anderson laboratory is developing this novel series of antifolates that target MRSA