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UC-Santa Cruz undergraduates win award for system that fights E. coli

4 monthes ago   |   By Food Safety News

A team of undergraduates at the University of California-Santa Cruz has developed a system called Progenie that's designed to target and eliminate a toxic gene found in Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.
The team's method provides an alternative to antibiotics commonly used in agriculture. This new method is designed in part to stop the rise of drug-resistant bacteria.
UC Santa Cruz undergraduates receive a gold medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Jamboree. The team's project won a gold medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Jamboree, an annual...
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