Commensal Neisseria kill Neisseria gonorrhoeae through a DNA-dependent mechanism
Commensal microbes are crucial in protecting us against the establishment of pathogens. Scientists report that commensal species of Neisseria kill N. gonorrhoeae through a mechanism based on genetic competence and DNA methylation state in
Cool! Harmless strains of Neisseria bacteria use DNA to poison their pathogenic rivals. Article Summary