Microbial Minutes: New Phage Therapy and Old Biochemistry Edition

May 9, 2019

What's hot in the microbial sciences? ASM summarizes microbiology news and reports in Microbial Minutes, a weekly news roundup. Watch the YouTube session for summaries and major findings, and read the reports and news coverage for yourself below. What should we highlight next time? Leave a suggestion in our comments section!

 
Dedrick RM et al. Engineered Bacteriophages for Treatment of a Patient with a Disseminated Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium abscessus. Nature Medicine. May 8 2019.
 
Muchowska KB et al. Synthesis and Breakdown of Universal Metabolic Precursors Promoted by Iron. Nature. May 1 2019.

Author: Julie Wolf

Julie Wolf
Dr. Julie Wolf is in science communications at Indie Bio, and was a former ASM employee. Follow Julie on Twitter for more ASM and microbiology highlights at @JulieMarieWolf.