Weapons by Which Bacteria Fight Each Other Revealed: Could Lead to New Antibacterial Drugs, University of Washington and Umea University Study

Published: Apr 05, 2013

A new study which was performed jointly at UmeƄ university and the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, discovered that bacteria can degrade the cell membrane of bacterial competitors with enzymes that do not harm their own membrane. This exciting finding opens the way for the development of new antibacterial drugs to fight bacteria using their own weapons.

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