Petra Levin joins TWiM to tell three stories from her laboratory: how starvation induces shrinkage of the bacterial cytoplasm; plasticity of E. coli cell wall and how it influences antibiotic resistance across different environments; and induction of antibiotic resistance by Triclosan.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson, and Michael Schmidt
Guest: Petra Levin
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Links for this episode:
- Starvation induces E. coli shrinkage (PNAS)
- Plasticity of cell wall metabolism and antibiotic resistance (eLife)
- Triclosan induces antibiotic resistance (Antimicro Agents Chemother)
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