The Durk Pearson & Sandy Shaw®
Life Extension NewsTM
Volume 11 No.
4 • July 2008
Zyvox was released in 2001 as the first member of the
oxazolidinones and is the only new class of antibacterial for 30 years.
— Gibbons. Phytochemicals for bacterial resistance—strengths, Don’t Look Behind You—Something Might Be Catching Up
weaknesses and opportunities. Planta Medica 74:594-602 (2008)
D&S comment: Interestingly, this class of compounds has been used in antibacterial cleaners (such as for toilets) for over 30 years. This slooooow development of new antibiotics is one reason we developed and use Self-Defensin™ to increase our resistance to getting infections.