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Bacterial NIMBYs

Taking out Exporter is Double Whammy for S. aureus Toxins

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have discovered that by targeting a bacterial transporter Staphylococcus aureus uses to export its toxins, they were able to not only reduce S. aureus virulence, but to kill the bacterium outright.

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