PLoS Computational Biology

Bacteria's social media

Perhaps when you think of bacterial communities you think of a flask full of rapidly dividing E. coli. But in non-lab conditions, bacteria grow in complex, heterogeneous communities composed of diverse microscopic organisms. ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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'Big data' drills down into metabolic details

Rice University bioengineers have introduced a fast computational method to model tissue-specific metabolic pathways. Their algorithm may help researchers find new therapeutic targets for cancer and other diseases.

dateMar 09, 2016 in Biochemistry
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