News tagged with pathogenic bacterium

Houseplant pest gives clue to potential new anthrax treatment

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found how a citric acid-based Achilles heel used by a pathogen that attacks the popular African Violet house plant could be exploited not just to save African Violets but also ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in
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Engineered bacterium churns out two new key antibiotics

(PhysOrg.com) -- In recent years, scientists have isolated two potent natural antibiotics — platensimycin and platencin — that are highly effective against bacterial infection, including those caused by the most dreaded ...

dateFeb 18, 2009 in
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