Image of the Day: A Little Help

Wild-type bacteria (black) can survive and grow in the presence of an antibiotic when surrounded by enough antibiotic-resistant bacteria (green).

The Scientist Staff
Jan 3, 2017

PLOS BIOLOGY, SORG ET AL.

(See R.A. Sorg et al., “Collective resistance in microbial communities by intracellular antibiotic deactivation,” PLOS Biology, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.2000631, 2016.) 

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