Keanu Reeves
11/03/2023 15:00

Keanu Reeves, scientists name deadly substances for fungi after the actor

German researchers have discovered chemicals that can kill fungi. So far, nothing special. The peculiarity of this news is that the researchers wanted to name these substances keanumycins, in homage to the actor Keanu Reeves.

The study was then published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, in which it is explained that these lipopeptides are so lethal that they are reminiscent of some of the characters Keanu Reeves played on the big screen (e.g. in 'John Wick' or 'The Matrix'). 

Keanumycins will be an excellent starting point for the production of drugs to combat fungi.