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Distinguishing resistance from resilience to prolong antibiotic potency


December 5, 2018

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Biomedical engineers at Duke University have experimentally shown that there is more than one flavor of antibiotic resistance. Distinguishing resistance, where individual cells shrug off antibiotics, versus resilience, where a bacterial community's population crashes before adapting to disable the antibiotic, could help keep first-line antibiotics in our medical arsenal. Full Story

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