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CRISPR Reveals the Secret Role of Antimicrobial Peptides

News   Feb 26, 2019 | Original story from the EPFL Global Health Institute

 
CRISPR Reveals the Secret Role of Antimicrobial Peptides

Fruit flies with mutated antimicrobial peptides (red eyes) let bacteria (green fluorescence) grow out of control, while wild-type flies (with normal antimicrobial peptides) suppress the infection. Credit: Mark Austin Hanson, EPFL

 
 
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