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Archived Comments for: Q&A: Antibiotic resistance: where does it come from and what can we do about it?

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  1. Evolving Improved Antibiotics

    Jane Shevtsov, University of Georgia

    6 October 2010

    Is anybody trying to evolve improved antibiotics? I'm talking about screening different lines of an antibiotic-producing organism and imposing selection based on the effectiveness of the antibiotics they make. Occasional exposure to a mutation promoter may be helpful.

    Competing interests

    None declared