News tagged with bacteria strains

How E. coli cells work in the human gut

( -- The bacterium Escherichia coli, commonly known as E. coli, has a duplicitous reputation. Scientists tell us that most strains of the microbe live peacefully in our guts or the guts of other mammals, munching ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Harnessing the power of killer bacteria

( -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered new clues about a potential weapon in the fight against a dangerous superbug which is becoming increasingly resistant to usual forms of treatment.

dateJun 19, 2012 in Biochemistry
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