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Targeted delivery of antibacterial toxins
University of Washington researchers have co-opted a bacterial secretion system to enable killing of select bacterial species. They described in Cell Host & Microbe how they programmed bacteria with a Type VI secretion system (T6SS) -- which some Gram-negative species use

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