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yersinia

Tema: yersinia

Bakterier som Yersinia enterocoloitica bruker klebrige utvekster for å feste seg til et underlag

A novel antibiotic idea: Preventing bacterial stickiness

Antibiotics most commonly work by killing bacteria, for example by destroying their cell wall or by interfering with protein synthesis. Now researchers at UiO are launching a completely new idea: They want to prevent bacteria from sticking to a substrate, before an infection can even occur.