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Antimicrobial activity in culturable gut microbial communities of springtails.

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The rise of antibiotic resistance pushes the pharmaceutical industry to continually search for substances with new structures and novel mechanisms of action. Many environmental niches are still to be explored as sources of antimicrobials. In this paper we assess the antimicrobial potential of gut microbes of springtails, soil invertebrates which live in a microbe-dominated environment and are known to be tolerant to entomopathogenic microorganisms.

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Name: Journal of applied microbiology
ISSN: 1365-2672
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