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Engineered Live Biotherapeutic Product (eLBP) to Protect the Microbiome from Antibiotics

Synthetic biology-driven eLBP as a safe, effective, and inexpensive co-therapy that prevents the loss of health-essential microbial species in the gut during antibiotic treatments

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The eLBP team is currently seeking partners in academia and industry to collaborate on further developments.


Living Cellular Devices

Key Features
  • Engineered Live Biotherapeutic Product (eLBP) that can be taken as a safe, oral co-treatment with antibiotics
  • Degrades β-lactam antibiotics in the intestinal tract to preserve the microbial balance, while leaving antibiotic concentrations in the blood unchanged
  • Prevents the spread of antibiotic resistance
  • Simple to manufacture, store, and distribute
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