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Antibiotics Unearthed


Thank you for taking part in our Antibiotics Unearthed activity.

One of our students will continue the project and will isolate colonies of interest from these plates and test them for antimicrobial activity.
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Antibiotics Unearthed gives the general public, students and educators in the UK and Ireland the opportunity to work with scientists as part of a global initiative to discover new antibiotics from soil bacteria. Most antibiotics in current use have come from soil bacteria.

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