Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebae

Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion. The research is published ...

dateApr 28, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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A new toolkit for rapid bacterial detection

Finding the right treatment plan for patients who have antibiotic-resistant infections is a costly and time-consuming effort. For doctors in rural areas or developing countries, there often is no source of electricity nearby ...

dateMar 17, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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