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Antivitamins breakthrough could make for antibiotics alternative

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"Just one extra atom in the antivitamin acts like a grain of sand in a complex gear system by blocking its finely tuned mechanics," says Kai Tittmann, an author of the study. Importantly, MTh doesn't seem to have the same effect on human proteins. Using computer simulations, the researchers found that our proteins either don't bind to the