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Red blood cells vs Bacillus anthracis, now in technicolor! More from Microbiology & Immunology – “A newly developed drug, modeled after a bacteriophage, is less likely to encounter antibiotic resistance. The drug mimics cell-wall busting viral enzymes called lysins. Viral lysins appear to resist bacterial evolution that would render them ineffective over time. The new drug, dubbed Epimerox, was tested against Bacillus anthracis.”

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