Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Compare and contrast mode of action of penicillin and vancomycin: Why penicillin is still an effective antibiotic today
Penicillin is a group of antibiotics that contains β-lactam, which prevents peptidoglycan crosslinking and indirectly bursts bacterial cell walls. It is widely used today against many infections caused by staphylococci and ...
AT-121 as a Potential Opioid Replacement
The mu opioid Receptor (μ-Receptor) is the neural structure involved in interpreting pain signals. An opioid acts as an agonist that provides pain relief by binding to a large number of these receptors and preventing pain ...
Binding Interactions of Psilocin and Serotonin in the 5-HT2A Receptor
Psilocin is a molecule found in psilocybin mushrooms, which are typically consumed recreationally for their hallucinogenic effects. Recently, studies have shown that psilocin can have almost immediate antidepressant effects ...
US Healthcare Reform in a Green New Deal World
National health insurance has been a topic of discussion in the United States for over a century, yet even in 2020, this is a widely controversial and argued topic. There are disagreements about who should provide healthcare, ...