News tagged with bacterium escherichia coli

Horizontal gene transfer in E. coli

Escherichia coli O104 is an emergent disease-causing bacterium various strains of which are becoming increasingly well known and troublesome. The pathogen causes bloody diarrhea as well as and potentially fatal kidney damage, ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Border collies chase away beach contamination

Border Collies are effective at reducing gull congregation on recreational beaches, resulting in lower E. coli abundance in the sand. Researchers from Central Michigan University reported the findings at the annual meeting ...

dateMay 19, 2014 in Environment
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