What clues does fish mucus hold in the fight against antimicrobial resistance?

Darryl E. Jory, Ph.D.
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A fish’s first line of important defense against pathogens has key antibacterial properties Scientists have identified bacteria with promising antibiotic activity against known pathogens in the protective mucus that coats some fish. Photo by Darryl Jory. Aquatic environments have abundant pathogenic organisms, and farmed fish species can be susceptible to several diseases caused by these…

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  • Darryl E. Jory, Ph.D.

    Darryl E. Jory, Ph.D.

    Editor Emeritus
    Global Aquaculture Alliance