New species of 'golden death' bacterium digests parasitic worms from the inside out

A new species of bacterium, Chryseobacterium nematophagum, has been found to digest its hosts -- roundworm parasites -- from the inside out. The findings suggest that the bacteria may potentially be used in future, to control roundworm infections in animals, plants, and, potentially, humans.

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