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Resistance to antibiotics

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11 Sep 17

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The radio programme of RNE Laboratorio de Jal has referred to the study of Miquel Coll’s group on the resistance of Staphylococcus aureus to antibiotics. This lethal bacterium has a mechanism by which antibiotic resistance genes are transferred.

Thanks to the resolution of a three-dimensional structure of the complex formed by relaxase with a fragment of the plasmid DNA, the researchers have identified an amino acid as a pivotal element of the transfer.

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