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A possible way to new antibiotics

Two Swiss research teams from the University of Bern and the ETH Zurich have developed a new method to shed light onto a mostly unknown process of bacterial protein production. Their results could be used for the design of ...

dateMay 10, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Bacteria take a deadly risk to survive

Bacteria need mutations—changes in their DNA code—to survive under difficult circumstances. When necessary, they can even mutate at different speeds. This is shown in a recent study by the Centre of Microbial and Plant ...

dateMay 02, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Novel antibiotic resistance gene in milk

Researchers of the University of Bern have identified a new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows. This gene confers resistance to all beta-lactam antibiotics including the last generation of cephalosporins ...

dateApr 27, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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