News tagged with biofilm

Virus Enzymes Could Promote Human, Animal Health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Could viruses be good for you? Scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have shown that enzymes from bacteria-infecting viruses known as phages could have beneficial applications ...

Aug 31, 2009
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United we stand; divided we fall

In the July 15th issue of G&D, Dr. Roberto Kolter (Harvard Medical School) and colleagues make the unprecedented observation of paracrine signaling during Bacillus subtilis biofilm formation.

Jul 15, 2009
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Biofilms: Even stickier than suspected

(PhysOrg.com) -- Biofilms are everywhere - in dental plaque and ear canals, on contact lenses and in water pipelines - and the bacteria that make them get more resilient with age, finds a new study in FEMS Mi ...

Mar 12, 2009
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