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Antibiotics Given to Moths Spur Upregulation of Growth Genes
A new study has identified a molecular tradeoff between growth and immunity in moths in response to the administration of subtherapeutic doses of antibiotics, a common practice in animal husbandry.
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Antibiotics Given to Moths Spur Upregulation of Growth Genes
Antibiotics Given to Moths Spur Upregulation of Growth Genes

A new study has identified a molecular tradeoff between growth and immunity in moths in response to the administration of subtherapeutic doses of antibiotics, a common practice in animal husbandry.

A new study has identified a molecular tradeoff between growth and immunity in moths in response to the administration of subtherapeutic doses of antibiotics, a common practice in animal husbandry.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, HENRIK_L

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