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Stick insect leads antibiotic hunt, Norwich researchers say

A microbe in the gut of a stick insect could help scientists to unravel the puzzle of antibiotic resistance.

The Giant Lime Green stick insect, which feeds mainly on eucalyptus leaves, is being studied at the John Innes Centre (JIC) in Norwich.

David Whiteley reports.

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  • 01 Sep 2013
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