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Bacterial Killers Engineered to Exterminate Pathogenic Microbes.

08:00 EDT 11th July 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Bacterial Killers Engineered to Exterminate Pathogenic Microbes."

A new study reports a synthetic bacterium that uses conjugation to transfer toxic genes that selectively kill pathogenic cells. The work represents a novel strategy for targeting pathogens, which could be the basis for a new generation of precision antimicrobials.

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Name: Molecular cell
ISSN: 1097-4164
Pages: 5-6

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