ADEP (image) Brown University Caption ADEPs are a promising new class of antibiotics. Researchers from Brown University and MIT have found that modifying the structure of ADEP molecules to make them more rigid increases their ability to kill germs. Credit Sello Lab / Brown University Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.