Dying bacteria absorb antibiotic, allowing others to survive and grow

Bacteria have multiple strategies to survive antibiotics: developing genetic resistance to the drugs; delaying their growth; or hiding in protective biofilms. New results from researchers at Princeton and California State University-Northridge (CSUN) have shed light on yet another approach: self-sacrifice. In a population of E. coli bacteria treated with a particular antimicrobial molecule, the researchers found, some dying cells […]

Dying bacteria absorb antibiotic, allowing others to survive and grow

Bacteria have multiple strategies to survive antibiotics: developing genetic resistance to the drugs; delaying their growth; or hiding in protective biofilms. New results from researchers at ...

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