Researchers wake-up DNA from soil bacteria to discover novel acid antibiotic

Related video These are antibiotic droplets produced by Streptomyces coelicolor grown on a Petri dish. Credit Credit: University of Warwick These are antibiotic droplets produced by Streptomyces coelicolor grown on a Petri dish. Credit Credit: University of Warwick Close Scleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces […]

Signs and symptoms of infertility

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Tapping Into Telehealth

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Propionate helps against Salmonella

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Antibiotic plus probiotic combination may kill off superbugs

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With a microbe-produced toxin, bacteria prove old dogs can learn new tricks

Related video Healthy bacteria (left) and bacteria (right) whose cell-division machinery has been disrupted by a toxin newly discovered in some bacterial arsenals. Credit: Mougous Lab Healthy bacteria (left) and bacteria (right) whose cell-division machinery has been disrupted by a toxin newly discovered in some bacterial arsenals. Credit: Mougous Lab Close A newly discovered toxin […]