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Antibiotic and ROS linkage questioned

New work fuels the controversy over the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the activity of bactericidal antibiotics.

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Figure 1: Divergent conclusions about several aspects of the antibiotic ROS paradigm.


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Fang, F. Antibiotic and ROS linkage questioned. Nat Biotechnol 31, 415–416 (2013).

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