Small talk with big potential: Bacterial conversation counteracts antibiotic damage

19 marzo 2015

Scientists have shown that bacteria living in the intestine both ‘talk’ and ‘listen’ to each other. Using small molecules in place of words, these microbial conversations changed the numbers of certain species of bacteria in the gut and started to restore the huge damage caused by lasting antibiotic treatment.
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