The TWiMmers discuss culture-independent discovery of malacidin antibiotics, and unfolding of relaxase during bacterial conjugation.
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Links for this episode
- Malacidins from soils (Nat Micro)
- Excellent antibiotic resistance threat report (CDC, pdf)
- Jo Handelsman on Women’s History Month (CBS)
- Unfolding relaxase during bacterial conjugation (J Bact)
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- Letters read on TWiM 172
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