Tuesday, October 7, 2014

BacterioFiles 185 - Bacteroid Builds Beta-lactam Buffer

This episode: Antibiotic-degrading probiotics protect mouse gut microbes from hostile pathogen takeover after antibiotic treatment!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

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