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Scientists discover gut bacteria in bees spread antibiotic-resistant genes to each other [Phys]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

"To our surprise, we found that instead of one gut bacterium acquiring resistance and outcompeting all the other gut bacteria in honey bees, the resistance genes spread in the bacterial community so that all strains of bacteria survived," said Gro Amdam, a professor with ASU School of Life Sciences and co-author of the paper.

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