[Microbiology] Bacterial 'battle for survival' leads to new antibiotic

krishnakumar.3e from gmail.com via microbio%40net.bio.net (by krishnakumar.3e from gmail.com)
Wed Feb 27 08:27:21 EST 2008

MIT biologists have provoked soil-dwelling bacteria into producing a
new type of antibiotic by pitting them against another strain of
bacteria in a battle for survival.


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