Smelly frogs may be key to fighting antibiotic-resistant infections

Foul smelling frogs may save lives, according to new research in the Journal of Proteome Research. Examining nine species of Chinese frogs, known as “odorous” frogs for their off-putting smell, researchers have discovered an astounding variety of antimicrobial peptides, or put simply bacteria-killers.

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Smelly frogs may be key to fighting antibiotic-resistant infections