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Genetically engineered plasmid can be used to fight antimicrobial resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
Researchers have engineered a plasmid to remove an antibiotic resistance gene from the Enterococcus faecalis bacterium, an accomplishment that could lead to new methods for combating antibiotic resistance. more
Non-antibiotic cures for cows could speed up treatments for people  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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Genetically engineered plasmid can be used to fight antimicrobial resistance  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Researchers have engineered a plasmid to remove an antibiotic resistance gene from the Enterococcus faecalis bacterium, an accomplishment that could lead to new methods for combating antibiotic resistance.... more
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Genomic migration analysis shows antibiotic resistance moving from humans to animals  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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Scientists identify cause of antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Antibiotic resistance in dolphins mirrors disturbing trend in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
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Cause of antibiotic resistance identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Genomic migration analysis shows antibiotic resistance moving from humans to animals  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
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Computational 'match game' identifies potential antibiotics  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
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Engineered viruses could fight drug resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Scientists use new single-cell genetic technique to tackle potential drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Computational 'match game' identifies potential antibiotics  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
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Engineered viruses could fight drug resistance  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Green tea could hold the key to reducing antibiotic resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Microneedle biosensor accurately detects patient's antibiotic levels in real time  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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