Monday, September 7, 2015

BacterioFiles 228 - Bacteria Beat Bat Blight

Inhibition assay, bacterial colonies
on fungal lawn. Hoyt et al. 2015
This episode: Bacteria isolated from bats' skin inhibits the growth of bat-killing fungus!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

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