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Antibacterial prodrug by targeting intracellular metabolite

National University of Singapore researchers have developed an approach to selectively target pathogenic bacteria by harnessing an intracellular metabolite known as formate, abundant in these bacteria, as a new antimicrobial ...

What makes cell division accurate?

As all school-children learn, cells divide using a process called mitosis, which consists of a number of phases during which duplicate copies of the cell's DNA-containing chromosomes are pulled apart and separated into two ...

Cell movement explained by molecular recycling

Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified the method by which cells control the recycling of molecules, a process that is essential for them to move. The discovery provides researchers with a better understanding ...

New study sheds light on how Salmonella spreads in the body

Findings of Cambridge scientists, published today in the journal PLoS Pathogens, show a new mechanism used by bacteria to spread in the body with the potential to identify targets to prevent the dissemination of the infection ...

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