PerspectiveMicrobiology

Weapons of Microbial Drug Resistance Abound in Soil Flora

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Science  20 Jan 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5759, pp. 342-343
DOI: 10.1126/science.1123982

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Summary

Bacteria found in soils show robust resistance to many antibiotics. These protective mechanisms may offer clues for generating a new arsenal of therapeutic drugs.