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Ant Microbiota Compound Offers Problematic Fungi Killing Potential

News   Apr 12, 2019 | Original story by Karina Toledo for Agência FAPESP.

 
Ant Microbiota Compound Offers Problematic Fungi Killing Potential

A project conducted by researchers in Brazil and the US investigated bacteria living in symbiosis with insects as a source for novel drugs. Fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex. Credit: Weilan Melo, Taise Fukuda & Camila Pereira.

 
 
 

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