• Bacterium produces pharmaceutical all-purpose weapon

    15 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    For some years, an active substance from the leaves of an ornamental plant has been regarded as a possible forerunner of a new group of potent drugs. So far, however, it has been very laborious to manufacture it in large quantities. That could now change: Researchers have identified a bacterium that produces the substance and can also be easily cultivated in the laboratory.
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