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“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.”—Albert Einstein

FEMS is leading the way in promoting excellence and diversity in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today’s societal problems around microbiology. It does this by funding research, publishing journals, organizing events, facilitating collaborative projects and developing strong partnerships with other, likeminded organizations.

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Mycobacterial cell wall: Structure and role in natural resistance to antibiotics

Mycobacteria show a high degree of intrinsic resistance to most antibiotics and chemotherapeutic agents. The low permeability of the mycobacterial cell wall, with its unusual structure, is now known to be a major factor in this resistance.

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