Antibiotic (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption The Rice University labs of organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou, left, and structural biologist Yousif Shamoo, right, collaborated on the project to synthesize and test variants of the fungi-derived antibiotic viridicatumtoxin B. The compound may someday help in the fight against bacteria that evolve resistance to treatment. Credit Tommy LaVergne/Rice University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.