Engineering armour for good gut bacteria against all-conquering antibiotics

By Matilda Handsley-Davis
April 23 2022 - 2:00am
Genetically engineered probiotic protects the gut microbiome and reduces likelihood of antibiotic resistance spreading. Picture: Shutterstock.

Researchers of synthetic biology based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have devised a system to protect the gut microbiome from the effects of antibiotics.

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