A targeted alternative to antibiotics?

(09/17/19)

How do bacteriophages work?

Bacteriophages offer a novel sustainable alternative to the use of antibiotics in aquaculture, according to Proteon Pharmaceuticals – a start-up that’s looking to break into the commercial aquaculture sphere.

The Fish Site caught up with Proteon’s Matthew Tebeau and Aneta Bronowska at last week's Aquaculture Innovation Europe conference to find out more.

They kill bacteria through a process called lysing in which they attach to the bacteria, inject their DNA and force the.....................................................


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