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Spurring the Production of New Antibiotics Hiding in Bacterial Genomes

News   Jun 25, 2020 | Original story from the University of Illinois

 
Spurring the Production of New Antibiotics Hiding in Bacterial Genomes

Researchers used a variety of techniques, including genome mining, to identify bacteria that produce defensive compounds in response to hormone exposure. Their approach will help in the discovery of new antibiotics and other medically useful molecules. Credit: Graphic by Julie McMahon.

 
 
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