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Bacterial enzyme could become a new target for antibiotics

MIT and Harvard University chemists have discovered the structure of an unusual bacterial enzyme that can break down an amino acid found in collagen, which is the most abundant protein in the human body.

Bacteria might help other bacteria to tolerate antibiotics better

A new paper by the Dynamical Systems Biology lab at UPF shows that the response by bacteria to antibiotics may depend on other species of bacteria they live with,concluding that some bacteria may make others more tolerant ...

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