News tagged with tuberculosis

A faster, cheaper way to diagnose TB

Researchers have discovered a faster, cheaper method for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). A major barrier in TB prevention, especially in developing countries, is that diagnosis is slow and costly. Dr Olivier Braissant ...

dateAug 17, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Sugar synthesis hits the sweet spot

A new strategy for synthesizing the kind of complex molecules that certain bacteria use to build their protective cell walls has been developed by Akihiro Ishiwata and Yukishige Ito from the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute ...

dateMay 06, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Another iron in the fire

A tiny protein has been identified by University of California researchers as a possible alternate route for tuberculosis to spread in the human body – which could lead to better treatments for one of the world’s ...