Microbial Minutes: New Phage Therapy and Old Biochemistry Edition
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.
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Muchowska KB et al. Synthesis and Breakdown of Universal Metabolic Precursors Promoted by Iron. Nature. May 1 2019.