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      Membrane Vacuum Cleaner In the ongoing war to defeat antibiotic resistance, a new study has identified a protein that acts as a “membrane vacuum cleaner”  an attribute that means it could serve as a new target for antibiotics. The research indicates that the process of purging the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria of specific lipids (which requires ...
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    CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindrome Repeats) is a family of DNA sequences in bacteria that contains fragment of DNA from viruses. Several research works is going on genetically modified viruses that are efficient for bacteria to kill themselves could be the next step in fighting antibiotic-resistant infections. Many companies have engineered such viruses, named ...