Picture of acid buildup in cells (IMAGE) University of Groningen Caption This picture shows acid (yellow) and normal bacterial cells. The acid cells can survive treatment with antibiotics. Credit KU Leuven Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. Adaptations must be shared under the same terms. License CC BY-SA Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.