Disk Diffusion Assays (image) University of South Carolina Caption Conjugates of a beta-lactam antibiotic with the team's metallopolymer had enhanced antimicrobial properties compared with the antibiotic alone. The effect was particularly striking with hospital-associated MRSA (left). Credit Journal of the American Chemical Society 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.