News tagged with cystic fibrosis

Bacteria 'launch a shield' to resist attack

Bacteria that cause chronic lung infections can communicate with each other to form a deadly shield against the body's natural defenses. Studying these interactions could lead to new ways of treating bacteria that are resistant ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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No hiding place for infecting bacteria

Scientists in Colorado have discovered a new approach to prevent bacterial infections from taking hold. Writing in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, Dr Quinn Parks and colleagues describe how they used enzymes against ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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