News tagged with bacteria strains

How E. coli cells work in the human gut

(Phys.org) -- 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, ...

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

(Phys.org) -- 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 ...

dateJun 19, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Wheat bacteria may ward off plant disease

A Flinders University researcher is digging deep to discover how certain bacterial strains found in wheat can stimulate a plant’s natural defence fighting mechanisms.

dateApr 03, 2012 in Ecology
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