Antibiotic Scars Left on the Gut Microbiota from the Stringent Response

Hyojeong Yi, Heenam Stanley Kim

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Current research is primarily focused on compositional shifts and alterations in the metabolic status of the gut microbiota to elucidate the damage caused by antibiotics. However, the impact of the stringent response, which is governed by a global gene regulatory system conserved in most gut bacteria, should not be overlooked.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-737
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Sept


  • (p)ppGpp
  • antibiotic persistence
  • antibiotic tolerance
  • gut microbiota
  • stringent response

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases


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