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The discovery of how a group of bacteria can rapidly adapt to changing growth conditions could have implications for future antibiotic development.

The findings come from a long-standing project between Colin Kleanthous In the Department of Biochemistry at Oxford and Christoph Baumann at the University of York. Together with lead author Patrice Rassam and key collaborators at Oxford and the University of Osnabrück, they describe their work in a paper in Nature.

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