Points to Remember:
- US’ Rutgers University scientists have helped discover an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium from a Mexican tropical forest.
- The new antibiotic, known as phazolicin, prevents harmful bacteria from getting into the root systems of bean plants, researchers said.
- The discovery may help lead to a “plant probiotic,” more robust plants and other antibiotics.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- What is the name of a newly discovered antibiotic, which is produced by a soil bacterium found deep in the tropical forests of Mexico? Phazolicin