6 thoughts on “D7c – Moran

    1. I did not have a lot of experience in drug discovery prior to this class but one aspect that was shocking to me is that drug discovery to FDA approval of drugs typically takes as long as 15 years. Drug discovery is very time intensive and requires trial and error.

    1. My group read several research papers prior to beginning our own research and we had found past studies which observed the antibiotic properties of MGO by the impairment of the flagella on bacteria, essentially preventing movement of bacteria.

    1. Thank you! One way to categorize bacteria is based on Gram negative versus Gram positive bacteria. Gram negative bacteria differ from Gram positive bacteria as they contain a thinner layer of peptidoglycan in the cell wall.

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