News tagged with pathogenic bacterium

New compound defeats drug-resistant bacteria

It's no wonder that medicine's effort to combat bacterial infections is often described as an arms race. When new drugs are developed to combat infections, the bacterial target invariably comes up with a deterrent.

dateNov 28, 2011 in Biochemistry
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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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Understanding the Bacterium that Causes Syphilis

(PhysOrg.com) -- An article published in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences goes a long way toward improving understanding of the bacterium that causes syphilis and may lead to novel therapeutic approa ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Medical research
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