On the Race to Starvation: How Do Bacteria Survive High Doses of Antibiotics?

Yusuf Talha Tamer et al.
2017-12-21

Unravel a bacterial survival strategy that they term “density-dependent persistence” or DDP. The authors demonstrate that the majority of isogenic cells in bacterial populations survive lethal antibiotic doses once bacteria consume nutrients and enter stationary growth phase.

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